How to stop hate crimes & violence against communities of color
On this edition of Your Call, we're discussing how society should respond to racism, hate crimes, and self-described white supremacists like the 18-year-old white shooter who researched a zip code with a high percentage of Black residents before killing 10 people in Buffalo.
Three-quarters of Black Americans are worried that they or someone they love will be attacked because of their race, according to a Washington Post poll. Elder Asian Americans report significant fear of physical assault, stress and anxiety, according to Stop AAPI Hate. The Uvalde, Texas school massacre that left 19 children and two teachers dead, almost all Latino, has opened old wounds for those affected by the El Paso massacre that left 23 people dead and over two dozen injured.
August Nimtz, Professor of Political Science and African American and African studies at the University of Minnesota
The New York Times: Buffalo Shooting Highlights Rise of Hate Crimes Against Black Americans
The Washington Post: Black Americans fear more racist attacks after Buffalo shooting