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Asian Americans And The Rise In Racism

According to the organization Stop AAPI Hate, incidents of anti-Asian racism have risen significantly since the start of the pandemic. Vishakha N. Desai is chair of Columbia University’s Committee on Global Thought and a past president of the Asia Society. She joins host Krys Boyd to talk about these troubling statistics, how Asians regularly face racist ideas that question their place in American society and what needs to happen to fight back.