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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…
By Vignesh Ramachandran
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…
By Associated Press
A series of shootings over nearly an hour at three Atlanta-area massage parlors left eight people dead and raised fears that the attack was yet another hate crime against Asian Americans.
By Stephanie Sy, Leah Nagy
As the U.S. continues its battle against COVID-19, it is also battling a rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans. A recent report found that hate crimes against Asian Americans in major U.S. cities surged by nearly 150 percent in…
By Amna Nawaz, Vignesh Ramachandran
In the year since COVID-19 entered the U.S., incidents of racially motivated harassment of Asian Americans have been on the rise. See our conversation about the history of AAPI hate crimes and how communities are responding now.
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