“We are setting a new standard for what it means to truly reckon with our history,” the governor said. The legislation comes after increasing incidents of hate crimes against Asian Americans across the country. Several Asian American communities have been targeted with racist attacks during the pandemic.
In Chicago, nonprofit Asian Americans Advancing Justice led an aggressive campaign to include Asian American history in school syllabi. And finally, the historic legislation is set to come into effect from January 1 next year.
Good. I hope they can soon teach republican hate. Oh and FYI, those nasty KKK democrats all joined the GOP after the voting rights act was passed. Funny how the democrats have become The Party of Lincoln.