With Increase In Anti-Asian Crime, ‘People Need To Understand That There Is So Much Pain’

With Increase In Anti-Asian Crime, ‘People Need To Understand That There Is So Much Pain’ 1


Kimmy Yam, reporter for NBC Asian America, and Amanda Nguyen, CEO and Founder of the non-profit civil rights group RISE, join Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss the mass murder in Georgia that left eight people dead. Although the suspect told authorities the attack was not racially motivated, Yam says it’s “very difficult to divorce race from this conversation.” Nguyen says increased anti-Asian attacks are due in part to “systematic erasure,” adding “our stories aren’t told and stories are empathy machines.” Aired on 03/18/2021.
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With Increase In Anti-Asian Crime, ‘People Need To Understand That There Is So Much Pain’

39 Comments on "With Increase In Anti-Asian Crime, ‘People Need To Understand That There Is So Much Pain’"

  1. Caroline Ellington | March 18, 2021 at 12:24 AM | Reply


  2. Wikan Saktianto | March 18, 2021 at 12:28 AM | Reply

    Jeez, Lets try USA without Asian, African, Hispanic, and Southern Ocean People. Where did your economic will go? Europe is not that wealthy without those folks too.

  3. Nicolas Oakes | March 18, 2021 at 12:37 AM | Reply


  4. Chump and his cronies are at the top of the list when it comes to the spread of Asian hate. His magat cultist eat this stuff up and LIVE for the dissension and the division.

  5. the GQP misinformation trolls and the Qultklan are wack this past day. Must have been the news about this massacre and Putin….

  6. republicans: “There is no greater danger to Americans than these migrant hordes at our border!!”
    Also republicans: “What shooting in Atlanta?”

  7. TMC CLIFFORD | March 18, 2021 at 1:22 AM | Reply

    That white Georgia official said the killings are not hate-related while he sells T-shirts with Chy-na Virus!!!

  8. Very alarming and concerning though….

  9. Wtf did the Asians do?! They been chill asl, love the Asian community !

  10. brilliantly said, ty all. it wasn’t a ‘bad day’. the murder spree was planned out, targeting asians specifically. dude is just trying to avoid hate crimes charge. racism must end!

  11. Wonder why no republicans have condemnd this but are quick to jump onto bashing Biden’s progress since he took office….i figured Mitchell McConnell would of said something considering his wife was born in Taipei Taiwan and also could be a victim of hate just by her appearance

  12. Gbenro Oduyela | March 18, 2021 at 3:03 AM | Reply

    The atlanta attack is way too much of a coincidence to be just a sexual crime

  13. 99 Love Balloons | March 18, 2021 at 3:22 AM | Reply

    History repeats itself, but in such cunning disguise that we never detect the resemblance until the damage is done.

  14. Marty Methuselaws | March 18, 2021 at 4:35 AM | Reply

    first nations..first
    orbis spike 1610 is the key stone

  15. James Walker | March 18, 2021 at 6:45 AM | Reply

    I think the word you’re looking for is hookers

  16. Exiled_Londoner | March 18, 2021 at 7:21 AM | Reply

    API…? Asian-Pacific Immigrants? This is put up on YouTube for an international audience so It would help if people could use proper words instead of abbreviations, acronyms, and initials unfamiliar to many viewers.

    • Exiled_Londoner | March 18, 2021 at 12:06 PM | Reply

      @Vincent Gatekeeper –
      I’ve no idea what this means. Did Mr Gatekeeper click on the wrong ‘Reply’ button by mistake… does he think he’s addressing somebody else?

  17. Fake news

  18. Michael Ryan | March 19, 2021 at 1:53 PM | Reply

    Defunding Police has consequences.

  19. George Taylor | March 19, 2021 at 9:16 PM | Reply

    Break out the ninja stars 🌟. Fight back.

  20. Kimmy Yam, keep your sentences short and to the point. Your over words make less sense. People have idea about what you are talking, so keep it short and to the point.

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