Musicians Respond to Racism Against Asian Americans

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Grace Madigan reports on how Asian American musicians have been impacted and responded through their music..


 
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Reports of violence against Asian Americans have increased dramatically since the start of the pandemic, by nearly 150 percent in 2020 compared to the year before. Then, 2021 saw a mass shooting in Atlanta that killed eight people, including six Asian Americans. The rise in media coverage about racism towards Asian American communities has ignited a conversation about how we, as a country, view Asian Americans.

Grace Madigan reports on how Asian American musicians have been impacted and responded through their music.

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