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Reports of hate incidents against Asian American and Pacific Islanders have skyrocketed in the past year, coinciding with former President Trump’s racist rhetoric.
The pattern is clear: Asian American and Pacific Islander communities are being terrorized by harassment and violence. Georgia state representative Bee Nguyen tells NPR the shootings in Atlanta this week have rattled the Asian-American community in her state.
Congresswoman Grace Meng, D-N.Y., outlines a bill she’s introduced to help address the issue.
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This episode was produced by Brent Baughman, Lee Hale, and Brianna Scott. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Wynne Davis. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.