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