Georgia Shooting: The Latest In A Year Of Trauma And Terror For Asian Americans

Georgia Shooting: The Latest In A Year Of Trauma And Terror For Asian Americans
Georgia Shooting: The Latest In A Year Of Trauma And Terror For Asian Americans

Georgia Shooting: The Latest In A Year Of Trauma And Terror For Asian Americans

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. State representative Bee Nguyen tells NPR the shootings in Atlanta this week have rattled the Asian-American community in Georgia.

New York Congresswoman Grace Meng outlines a bill she’s introduced to help address the issue.

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