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United Incident Stokes Fear Among Asian Americans

Footage of aviation officers dragging a man off a United Airlines flight has prompted a strong reaction from Asian Americans in Chicago. David Dao, a 69-year old Kentucky resident of Asian descent, was left with a bloodied face. Van Huynh of Asian Americans Advancing JJustice-Chicago say local community members are speaking out about how the incident has increased their anxiety over their relationship with law enforcement.

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