Over the weekend Protests against anti-Asian violence took place across the country in response to that Killing eight people – Six of them were women of Asian descent – in three spas in Atlanta. The protests also looked at the broader context of anti-Asian rhetoric and violence elevated since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this part of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew speaks to professors Jane Junn and Karthick Ramakrishnan about the attacks and how political participation among Asian Americans has developed over the past few decades.
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