*social justice, bar graph, double bar graph

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes in the US (2020 –> 2021)

Anti-Asian Hate Crime in US Rises During Pandemic Year
slow reveal by Lara Metcalf (@LaraMathcalf), graph from Katharina Buchholz/Statista

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: double bar graph

Source: Buchholz, Katharina, “Anti-Asian Hate Crime in U.S. Rises During Pandemic Year” Statista: March 17. 2021.

Paired Texts:

Martin Kaste for NPR’s Morning Edition: “What Statistics Tell Us About Anti-Asian Bias Crimes,” March 18, 2021.

Asher, Jeff. “Why There’s Not Much Data on Anti-Asian Hate Crimes.” Lawfare: March 23, 2021.

Yam, Kimmy. “Anti-Asian hate crimes increased by nearly 150% in 2020, mostly in N.Y. and L.A., new report says.” NBC News: March 9, 2021.

Potential Math Content: bar graph, double bar graph, percentages, percentage change

Potential Content Connections: race, social justice, hate crimes, prejudice

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