Apr 19, 2022 • 46M

Jaslin Kaur Discusses Surging Anti-Asian Violence in New York City

As a wave of hate crimes sweeps over the Sikh community in East Queens, I spoke to the former city council candidate about how the left should respond.

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This month, three Sikh men were brutally assaulted on the streets of Richmond Hill, a neighborhood in Queens that is home to one of the largest South Asian communities in New York City. The attacks bring the total number of suspected hate crimes against Sikh New Yorkers this year to at least four. In January, a Sikh cab driver was assaulted outside of J…

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