The Anti Asian Violence That Came Before The Atlanta Shooting : Code Switch This week marks the one year anniversary of a deadly shooting spree in Atlanta, where eight people were killed. Six of those people were Asian American. That violence came after Asian American organizers had been trying, for months, to sound the alarm over a dramatic spike in reports of anti-Asian racism.

Screams and Silence, Revisited

Screams and Silence, Revisited

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Anti Asian-American hate has been on the rise, but is nothing new to the people who experience it. Hokyoung Kim for NPR hide caption

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Anti Asian-American hate has been on the rise, but is nothing new to the people who experience it.

Hokyoung Kim for NPR

This week marks the one year anniversary of a deadly shooting spree in Atlanta, where eight people were killed. Six of those people were Asian American. That violence came after Asian American organizers had been trying, for months, to sound the alarm over a dramatic spike in reports of anti-Asian racism.

We're rerunning the episode we did in the aftermath of that violence. It's about the long history of violence, harassment, and discrimination targeted at Asians and Asian Americans in the U.S. and abroad.