Variety: Olivia Munn, Awkwafina and More Celebrities Call for Action Amid Rise in Attacks Against Asian Americans
Variety - Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, hate crimes against Asian Americans have been on the rise. According to the advocacy group Stop AAPI Hate, there have been up to 2,800 incidents reported since last March. In New York City alone, there was an 867% increase in Asian hate crime victims in 2020. . .
Earlier this week, Awkwafina published a post on Instagram to spotlight the organizations that have been advocating for social and racial justice, including Stop AAPI Hate, The Asian American Legal Defense Fund and Bryan Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative. . .