PBS NewsHour

Asian Americans face wave of discrimination amid pandemic

Clip: 03/04/2021 | 7m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

A string of brutal attacks on elderly Asian Americans has brought new attention to the rise of violence and harassment of Asian Americans. Since the pandemic began, more than 3,000 anti-Asian "hate incidents” have been reported in the U.S. according to the group, “Stop AAPI Hate." Asian American and Pacific Islander activist Helen Zia and Rise founder Amanda Nguyen join Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 03/04/21

Rating: NR

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