PBS NewsHour

Asian Americans face more discrimination in wake of COVID

Clip: 03/16/2021 | 7m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

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 2020 —even as the number of overall hate crimes fell. Stephanie Sy looks at how the violence has marred one community, and how they are coming together in its wake.

Aired: 03/16/21

Rating: NR

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