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The rise in anti-AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) hate incidents and hate crimes has finally started a national conversation on the history of anti-AAPI hate in this country, what might be driving the latest increase, and how to address it.
One America News Network (OANN) correspondent Jack Posobiec tweeted 28 times over a span of ten months links to a website the U.S. government says is backed by Russian intelligence.
White supremacists, far-right extremists and other reactionaries set the tone early during the trial of Derek Chauvin by repeatedly intimating that the former Minneapolis police officer committed no offense while brutally kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a Black man.
The right-wing attack on transgender people has ramped up in 2021, with a record number of 82 anti-trans bills introduced in state legislatures this year in some 28 states, surpassing last year’s count of 79 bills. About half the bills are bans that bar trans students from competing in school sports as the gender with which they identify. Others attempt to criminalize gender-affirming care for trans youth and, in some cases, adults.