By News Desk
The hearing focused on the threat of racially, ethnically, religiously, and politically motivated attacks in the U.S.
By Vignesh Ramachandran
Newly passed federal legislation advocates for better hate crime reporting and collection, but the government’s track record with data is spotty.
In our news wrap Thursday, President Biden signed the new COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act that passed Congress with bipartisan support. The U.S. House of Representatives approved nearly $2 billion to increase security at the Capitol in the wake of the…
By Lisa Desjardins, Tess Conciatori
Congress on Tuesday sent to President Joe Biden's desk a bill to combat the recent rise in hate crimes, including against Asian Americans and people of Pacific Islander descent. It's a rare moment of bipartisanship in a Capitol increasingly gridlocked…
By Karen Matthews, Associated Press
A 61-year-old Chinese American man was attacked by a man who kicked him repeatedly in the head in East Harlem, police said.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan COVID-19 hate crimes bill, responding to attacks on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The U.S. House of Representatives voted along party lines to grant Washington, D.C. statehood. Internationally, Russia…
By Mike Cerre
The rise in anti-Asian attacks has prompted the Biden administration to expand an initiative aimed at combating anti-Asian bias and violence. But for many Asian Americans, the recent violence also highlights a long history of feeling invisible. Mike Cerre reports…
As Asian American communities confront hate, speak up if you witness a crime.
By Lindsay Whitehurst, Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
The killings in Atlanta follow a wave of recent attacks against Asian Americans since the coronavirus first entered the United States, with the majority of reports coming from women.
Less than 24 hours after a series of attacks in the Atlanta area killed 8 people, residents and Asian Americans in particular are dealing with the aftermath. Stephanie Sy reports, and Amna Nawaz speaks with Stephanie Cho, the executive director…
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