The solution to anti-Asian violence is not more policing | Opinion

By Diane Wong In Atlanta, on March 16, a white man drove to three different massage parlors and deliberately shot and killed eight people, including six Asian women. This type of racialized gender violence against Asian women is systemic in nature and connected to generations of racism, sexism, empire, and imperialism. Of the 3,800 anti-Asian hate incidents reported since the start of the pandemic, nearly 70% of victims were women. There has been an alarming increase and series of violent hate crimes against Asian Americans since the pandemic began. In the last two months alone, Pak Ho, a 75-y…

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