Monday, May 17, 2021
A survey from Leading Asian Americans to Unite for Change reports that 80% Of Asian Americans say they are discriminated against, while other groups are unaware: 37% white respondents, 30% black respondents, and 24% Hispanic aid they were unaware of uptick in APA hate crimes. The survey found 55% of respondents that identify as Republican said Asian Americans are either treated fairly or better than others. Conversely, 77% of those who identified as Democrats believe Asian Americans are discriminated against.
The poll was administered to 2,766 U.S. residents two weeks after the Atlanta shooting that resulted in the deaths of six Asian American women (March 26-April 14).
Other national reports have been released by StopAAPI Hate since the start of the coronavirus epidemic.