When People of Color Commit Hate Crimes

When People of Color Commit Hate Crimes

WNYC recently aired a story responding to a spate of hate-based incidents that have taken place across the five boroughs in the last few months. In his reporting, Arun Venugopal revisited the 2013 attack on a Harlem physician who was mistaken for Muslim by his attackers (he is Sikh and wears a turban). What the recent incidents have in common with the 2013 attack is that the alleged perpetrators were people of color.