GA Shooting: Latest In Year Of Trauma And Terror For AAPI : Consider This from NPR Reports of hate incidents against Asian American and Pacific Islanders have skyrocketed in the past year, coinciding with former President Trump's racist rhetoric.

The pattern is clear: Asian American and Pacific Islander communities are being terrorized by harassment and violence. State representative Bee Nguyen tells NPR the shootings in Atlanta this week have rattled the Asian-American community in Georgia.

New York Congresswoman Grace Meng outlines a bill she's introduced to help address the issue.

In participating regions, you'll also hear from local journalists about what's happening in your community.

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Georgia Shooting: The Latest In A Year Of Trauma And Terror For Asian Americans

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Georgia Shooting: The Latest In A Year Of Trauma And Terror For Asian Americans

Georgia Shooting: The Latest In A Year Of Trauma And Terror For Asian Americans

Georgia Shooting: The Latest In A Year Of Trauma And Terror For Asian Americans

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Reports of hate incidents against Asian American and Pacific Islanders have skyrocketed in the past year, coinciding with former President Trump's racist rhetoric.

The pattern is clear: Asian American and Pacific Islander communities are being terrorized by harassment and violence. Georgia state representative Bee Nguyen tells NPR the shootings in Atlanta this week have rattled the Asian-American community in her state.

Congresswoman Grace Meng, D-N.Y., outlines a bill she's introduced to help address the issue.

In participating regions, you'll also hear from local journalists about what's happening in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman, Lee Hale, and Brianna Scott. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Wynne Davis. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.