The Heat: Rise in anti-Asian attacks

The Heat

As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic persists, attacks against Asians in America have continued to climb.

And glaringly, it is New York City — one of the most diverse cities in America — that’s seeing the highest spike in anti-Asian violence.

CGTN’s Liling Tan begins our coverage with this report.

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Joining the discussion:

  • Rosalind Chou is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Georgia State University and the co-author of “The Myth of the Model Minority: Asian Americans Facing Racism.”
  • Crisanna Tang is a health care worker who was targeted by Anti-Asian hate.
  • Elaine Reyes is a CGTN America News Anchor.
  • Lok Siu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

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