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‘Inequality in America' Special Takes on Anti-Asian Racism

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News4’s “Inequality in America” series continues with an in-depth look at anti-Asian discrimination and hate. 

The show examines the recent rise in anti-Asian hate crimes, the objectification of Asian women, the “model minority” stereotype and much more.

Watch in the video player above or on our Roku and Apple TV apps. The special will re-air on NBC4 on Saturday, April 24 at 9:30 a.m.

News4’s Aimee Cho looks at how Asians in the D.C. area are coping with fear in the wake of attacks, and channeling anxiety into action. 

News4’s Aimee Cho speaks to D.C.-area residents about their own experiences with anti-Asian racism.

Cho and News4’s Eun Yang have a candid conversation about discrimination and bias they have been subjected to in their own lives. 

The next "Inequality in America" special examines the rise in anti-Asian hate.  Here is NBC4's Eun Yang and Aimee Cho's full candid conversation about the discrimination and bias they've both experienced. 

We speak with leaders of Asian Americans Advancing Justice and the Asian American Journalists Association about making Asian voices heard. 

And News4’s Jummy Olabanji looks at the history of unity between African Americans and Asians. 

You can take action now against anti-Asian racism. Here are experts’ suggestions on how to enlighten and empower yourself and others. The group AAAJ holds free online trainings on bystander intervention and what to do if you witness anti-Asian hate. Go here for more information

As the COVID-19 crisis disrupted our daily lives, it also exposed racial and ethnic inequalities in health care. News4's Jummy Olabanji hosts the "Inequality in America" examination into race, ethnicity and health care outcomes.

Previous "Inequality in America" specials have explored topics including health care disparities, voting rights, police brutality and the intersection of sports and racism

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