“Speak Out, The Rise of Anti-Asian American Hate” | Asian American Life



In this special edition “Speak Out, The Rise of Anti-Asian American Hate,” we report on the increase of hate crimes and violence nationwide. We hear personal
accounts from the victim’s families and how Asian Americans are fighting back to create safer communities; Plus lawmakers pass the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act in response to racism and violent attacks.

Special guests include: Congresswoman Grace Meng (NY, 6th district), Congressman Mark Takano (CA, 41st district), Sam Cheng, son of Queen’s assault victim, Detective Henry Chung of NYPD Asian Hate Crime Task Force, John Yang, President of Asian American Advancing
Justice and Kalaya’an Mendoza, Director of U.S. Programs at Nonviolence Peaceforce.

Recording Date
04/19/2021
First Air Date
05/04/2021

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