Should We Change the Way We Designate Hate Crimes?


Since the pandemic began, violence against Asian-Americans has skyrocketed. Even though overall hate crimes fell in 2020, anti-Asian hate crimes grew nearly 150% in major US cities. Myles teams up with student reporters at Cleveland Heights High School in Ohio and youth activists in Alameda, CA, to explore why it's so hard to get racist violence charged as a hate crime--and ways to stop hate crimes from happening in the first place. Watch and weigh in: Should we change the way we designate hate crimes? 

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Make an infographic that displays the hate crime statistics for your state or region. On the same infographic, include your ideas for what your local government, community organizations, student groups and other advocates can do to stop hate crimes.