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Chinatowns more vibrant after pandemic, anti-Asian violence

Cultural and arts organizations in Chinatowns across North America have worked for decades on bringing greater appreciation and visibility to these communities
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Biden tweets out video of BTS visit to Oval Office

BTS visited President Joe Biden in the Oval Office Tuesday, addressing Anti-Asian hate crimes.
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Biden tweets out video of BTS visit to Oval Office
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Chinatowns more vibrant after pandemic, anti-Asian violence

Cultural and arts organizations in Chinatowns across North America have worked for decades on bringing greater appreciation and visibility to these communities
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Chinatowns more vibrant after pandemic, anti-Asian violence
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Advocates turn to public health approach to combat anti-Asian hate

Stop AAPI Hate's No Place for Hate policy initiative uses a public health approach to ending hate crimes and bias incidents.
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Advocates turn to public health approach to combat anti-Asian hate
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Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander chefs speak on hate

In the past year, ‘Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate’ has raised nearly half a million dollars. The community honors the blend of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander cuisine across the U.S.
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Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander chefs speak on hate
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Dallas shooting may be linked to attack on Asian businesses

The shooting of three Korean women in the Hair World Salon in the city's Koreatown on Wednesday afternoon could be hate motivated, Dallas police said.
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Dallas shooting may be linked to attack on Asian businesses
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AANHPI chefs come together to fight anti-Asian hate

Chefs Kevin Tien and Tim Ma, founders of Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate, have hosted dinners to raise money for a cause close to their hearts.
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AANHPI chefs come together to fight anti-Asian hate
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Stop The Hate: A Call for Unity

One year after the Atlanta spa shootings, this 30-minute special looks at the racial issues affecting Asian Americans and how the AAPI community is coming together to curb hate.
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Stop The Hate: A Call for Unity
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‘We have a lot of pain and damage to undo’: Congresswoman on AAPI attacks

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., on the surge in attacks against Asian Americans and potential solutions to reduce the violence.
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‘We have a lot of pain and damage to undo’: Congresswoman on AAPI attacks
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Rise in AAPI hate crimes has many Asian Americans feeling under attack

One year after the deadly Atlanta spa mass shootings, KGO’s Dion Lim takes an in-depth look at the alarming rise in anti-Asian hate crimes across the country.
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Rise in AAPI hate crimes has many Asian Americans feeling under attack
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‘We are all Americans’: George Takei on attacks on Asian Americans

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with actor and activist George Takei on the history of violence and discrimination Asian Americans have faced in the U.S. for decades.
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‘We are all Americans’: George Takei on attacks on Asian Americans
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Sons of Atlanta spa shooting victims reflect on somber anniversary

It's been a year since a gunman killed eight people at Asian-owned and operated spas and for two men who lost their mothers to the violence, the pain and anger are still raw.
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Sons of Atlanta spa shooting victims reflect on somber anniversary
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Asian Americans remain on edge as violence against community grows

Activists say more work needs to be done to ensure those in the AAPI community feel safe as the number of reported attacks and harassment have grown in the last year.
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Asian Americans remain on edge as violence against community grows
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Atlanta spa victims' families reflect on 1-year anniversary, anti-Asian hate

The families who lost loved ones in last year's Atlanta spa shootings say they are pushing through despite the still fresh pain and rise in anti-Asian violence.
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Atlanta spa victims' families reflect on 1-year anniversary, anti-Asian hate
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Dozens of vigils across US honor Atlanta spa shooting victims

A year ago, a white man opened fire on three spas in Atlanta, killing eight people, including six Asian women. Demonstrators call for an end to racial hate and bias.
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Dozens of vigils across US honor Atlanta spa shooting victims
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Suspect in fatal stabbing of Asian woman indicted

Assamad Nash, 25, is charged with murder and sexually motivated burglary.
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Suspect in fatal stabbing of Asian woman indicted
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Man accused of fatally stabbing Asian woman in Chinatown apartment refuses to attend arraignment, court says

Assamad Nash, the 25-year-old man accused of brutally stabbing an Asian woman to death in her apartment, refused to attend his arraignment on Wednesday.
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Man accused of fatally stabbing Asian woman in her home refuses to attend arraignment
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Texan pleads guilty to hate-crime attack on Asian family

A West Texas man has pleaded guilty to hate-crime charges relating to an attack on an Asian family at a warehouse store
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Texan pleads guilty to hate-crime attack on Asian family
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New York Gov. Hochul gives $10M to Asian American groups impacted by COVID

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is giving $10 million to Asian America organizations.
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Asian American groups in New York to receive $10 million in state funding
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Olympic gold medalist reveals she was victim of racist attack

Suni Lee, the first Hmong American Olympian, told PopSugar that when she was out with friends a car drove by and the occupants yelled anti-Asian slurs and used pepper spray.
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Olympic gold medalist reveals she was victim of racist attack
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Hate crimes against Asians rose 76% in 2020 amid pandemic, FBI says

The FBI republished hate crime data on Monday after an error in Ohio.
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Hate crimes against Asians rose 76% in 2020 amid pandemic, FBI says
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FBI warns of jump in hate crime attacks

The number of people being attacked based on race spiked dramatically in 2020, according to new crime data reported to the FBI, especially targeting African Americans and Asian Americans.
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FBI warns of jump in hate crime attacks
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Oklahoma lawmaker criticized for Asian American comment

A GOP Oklahoma state senator referred to Asian Americans as "yellow families."
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San Jose apologizes to Chinese American community for 'a century of discriminatory actions'

A descendant of a survivor of the 1887 Chinatown arson said this brings "peace."
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City apologizes to Asian Americans a century after arson eviscerated its Chinatown
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More than 9,000 anti-Asian incidents since pandemic began

A new report has found the frequency of anti-Asian incidents — from taunts to assaults — reported in the U.S. so far this year seems poised to surpass last year, despite months of political and social activism
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Man pleads guilty to 4 Asian spa killings, sentenced to life

A man accused of killing eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at massage businesses in Georgia has pleaded guilty to four of the murders
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Report: Hate crime laws lack uniformity across the US

A coalition of civil rights groups releasing a report on hate crime laws says the protections against bias-motivated violence are inconsistent and lack uniformity nationally
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NYC Chinatown museum reopens with anti-Asian racism exhibit

A New York City museum dedicated to telling Chinese American history is reopening to the public with an exhibit on Asian Americans and racism that it curated partially during the pandemic and a surge of anti-Asian bias incidents around the country
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Man arrested in San Francisco stabbing of Asian woman

San Francisco police have arrested a man after he allegedly stabbed a 94-year-old Asian woman Wednesday in an unprovoked attack
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Man charged with hate crime after verbal, physical assault on family of Asian descent

A man has been charged with a hate crime after verbally abusing and physically assaulting a family of Asian descent while on vacation in Florida.
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Man charged with hate crime after verbal, physical assault on family of Asian descent
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Legislators, students push for K-12 Asian American studies

Recent attacks have spurred expanded conversations about Asian American history.
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Hate crime charges added in Asian American store attacks

A man accused in a rampage at three Baltimore liquor stores owned by Asian American families last month is now facing hate crime charges
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Asian American and Pacific Islander hate: Graphic breaks down incidents and victims

Over 6,600 hate incidents targeting Asians and Pacific Islanders were reported from March 2020 to March 2021, according to Stop AAPI Hate data.
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AAPI hate: Graphic breaks down incidents and victims
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Man wanted for punching Asian woman in 'unprovoked attack'

The 75-year-old woman suffered a fractured nose and right orbital bone, police said.
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Man wanted for punching Asian woman in 'unprovoked attack'
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Man wanted for punching Asian woman in 'unprovoked attack' in broad daylight

Police have released surveillance video showing a man punching a 75-year-old Asian woman in the face in broad daylight.
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Man wanted for punching Asian woman in 'unprovoked attack' in broad daylight
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‘GMA’ Deals and Steals to celebrate AAPI-owned small businesses

Tory Johnson has exclusive discounts for “GMA” viewers in time for AAPI Heritage Month.
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‘GMA’ Deals and Steals to celebrate AAPI-owned small businesses
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AP-NORC poll: More Americans believe anti-Asian hate rising

A majority of Americans across racial and ethnic groups believe discrimination has worsened in the last year against Asian Americans, who became the target of attacks after being unfairly blamed for the coronavirus pandemic
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Subway hate crime investigation in New York City

The NYPD is searching for a suspect who it said pushed an Asian man onto subway tracks in Queens. A good Samaritan helped pull the victim onto the platform before a train arrived.
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Subway hate crime investigation in New York City
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Rep. Grace Meng shares racist voicemails she’s received

The first vice chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus discusses the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act that just passed the Senate and is on its way to the House.
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Rep. Grace Meng shares racist voicemails she’s received
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Finding healing in humor: Standing in solidarity against anti-Asian hate

Asian comedians on how comedy can be a source of healing, education and awareness about the Asian American experience.
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Finding healing in humor: Standing in solidarity against anti-Asian hate
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Death of 17-year-old Asian American girl being investigated as hate crime

The FBI is now investigating the death of Maggie Long, an Asian American teen, as a hate crime.
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Death of 17-year-old Asian American girl being investigated as hate crime
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Biden signs anti-Asian hate crime bill marking 'significant break' in partisanship

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris delivered remarks Thursday ahead of Biden signing into law the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act.
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Biden signs anti-Asian hate crime bill marking 'significant break' in partisanship
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Woman attacked in NYC hate incident discusses how she’s spreading awareness: Part 1

Vilma Kari was brutally attacked in March and her story became emblematic of the sweeping rise of anti-Asian hate in the U.S. An NYPD inspector is encouraging victims to report crimes.
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Woman attacked in NYC hate incident discusses how she’s spreading awareness: Part 1
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Head of NYPD’s Asian Hate Crimes Task Force empowers community: Part 2

While growing up in Brooklyn, Tommy Ng was robbed twice but he didn’t report it to police. Today, he’s encouraging others to speak out and fight back by teaching self-defense.
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Head of NYPD’s Asian Hate Crimes Task Force empowers community: Part 2
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Asian American woman who survived brutal attack speaks out

ABC News’ Juju Chang sat down with 65-year-old Vilma Kari, who was attacked by a man in New York City last month. President Joe Biden signed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act on Thursday.
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Asian American woman who survived brutal attack speaks out
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Foundation raises $1 billion to fight anti-Asian hate

A foundation that was launched by prominent Asian American business leaders says it has raised more than $1 billion to support Asian American and Pacific Islander communities
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Death of Asian American teen being investigated as hate crime

The FBI is now investigating the 2017 death of Maggie Long, an Asian American teen, as a hate crime.
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Death of Asian American teen being investigated as hate crime
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Hate crimes bill comes amid rise in violence against Asian Americans

How the new law affects the Asian American and Pacific Islander community and how hate crimes are prosecuted.
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Hate crimes bill comes amid rise in violence against Asian Americans
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President Biden signs COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

The bill, which aims to curb a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans amid the COVID-19 pandemic, was passed by both the House and Senate and signed into law by President Joe Biden.
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President Biden signs COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
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How a woman attacked in NYC is helping other victims of anti-Asian violence

The attack is one of thousands of reported anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander incidents.
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How a woman attacked in NYC is helping other victims of anti-Asian violence