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Asian Americans ask congressional leaders to address racial discrimination over COVID-19

  • March 12, 2020
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NHK reported online that Asian American organizations and civil rights groups sent a joint letter on Wednesday urging the House and Senate leadership to take tangible steps to address the growing hostility toward Asian Americans. The letter, which was addressed to House Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy, said: “We urge you to publicly denounce the increase in racist attacks and discrimination against the Asian American community, in the wake of rising concerns over COVID-19.”

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