NJ Spotlight News

AAPI community finds allies, energy despite rise in crimes

Clip: 04/27/2021 | 3m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

Talk to most any Asian American or Pacific Islander and tell them that new statistics from the state police say anti-AAPI bias incidents are up 74% and they will say that's terrible, and probably – an underestimation. Casey Okamoto has seen bias incidents big and small almost daily in his 42 years. Rather than live in fear and apprehension, he feels emboldened by the moment

Aired: 04/27/21

Rating: NR

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