The Pulse：Anti-Asian violence and racism in USA story & discussion: Jason Coe of HKBU & Grace Ting o
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Last Tuesday, a lone gunman attacked three spas in Atlanta, Georgia and killed eight people, six of whom were Asian women. These murders have again brought to the fore concerns about complex and deep-rooted prejudice against Asians in the United States. The New York Police Department says that there were roughly nine times as many hate crimes against Asian-Americans in 2020 as in 2019. Activists and police officials say that many other incidents of this kind were not classified as hate crimes or were not even reported, not just in New York but across the country. Man Yuntong, reporting for The Pulse from New York, has been talking to members of the Asian-American community.