A recent shooting in the Atlanta area killed eight people. Six of them were women of Asian descent.
It's one of the nearly 4000 hate incidents against this group over the last year.
Today, we take a look at anti-Asian violence.
We want to hear from you, too. Have you been targeted by racism or xenophobia during the pandemic?
- Na-Rae Kim - Assistant Professor in residence and Associate Director at the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute at UConn
- Glenn Mitoma - Assistant Professor of Human Rights and Education and Director of Dodd Impact at UConn’s Human Rights Institute
- Attorney General William Tong - Attorney General for the state of Connecticut
Cat Pastor contributed to this show.