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Vice President Harris addresses the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Unity Summit on Wednesday. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Harris To Asian Americans: Turn Pain And Outrage Into Political Power

After a year in which they were galvanized by a surge of racially motivated attacks, Asian Americans are seeking — and wielding — more political power.

Oakland City Vice Mayor and Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan says sending police to mental health and behavioral calls they aren't trained for is a mistake cities keep repeating. Philip Pacheco/ AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Oakland Becomes Latest City Looking To Take Police Out Of Some Nonviolent 911 Calls

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Vice President Harris addresses the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Unity Summit on Wednesday. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

Harris To Asian Americans: Turn Pain And Outrage Into Political Power

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