PBS NewsHour

Asian Americans report rise in racist attacks amid pandemic

Clip: 04/01/2020 | 6m 36s Video has closed captioning.

As coronavirus has spread across the U.S., so have reports of violence against people of Asian descent, and the FBI warns a surge in hate crimes could be yet to come. These fears have led to the creation of a website for reporting such attacks -- and it has registered more than 1,000 incidents in less than two weeks. Amna Nawaz talks to Cynthia Choi of Chinese for Affirmative Action.

Aired: 04/01/20

Rating: NR

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