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Supporters of the Asian-American community attended a rally in late March against anti-Asian violence Queens in New York. Emaz/VIEW press/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Left: Wong Kim Ark, in a photograph taken from a 1904 U.S. immigration document. Right: Sergeant Bhagat Singh Thind in U.S. Army uniform during World War I at Camp Lewis, Washington, in 1918. Thind, an American Sikh, was the first U.S. serviceman to be allowed for religious reasons to wear a turban as part of his military uniform. National Archives/Public Domain; United States Army hide caption

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A Racist Encounter Inspired 2 Teens To Publish A Magazine On The AAPI Experience

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

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Few Asian and Pacific Islander actors are cast in lead movie roles, with Dwayne Johnson being one exception, according to a new study. Joel C Ryan/Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP hide caption

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Engaging with Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: A reading list

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In the project "Suburban Chinatown," photographer Jessica Chou explores daily life in a cluster of majority-Asian suburbs in the San Gabriel Valley, a 10-minute drive east of Los Angeles. Through the project, she tackles the notion of the suburban landscape and how immigrant communities fit into that narrative. Jessica Chou hide caption

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Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., addresses a news conference last week in Washington. Hirono introduced the legislation in the Senate. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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In Rare Moment Of Bipartisan Unity, Senate Approves Asian American Hate Crimes Bill

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