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The Pandemic Hit Little Tokyo Hard. These Are The Businesses We Lost And Those Still Struggling. 

Businesses like the beloved Suehiro Cafe are weathering the pandemic at great personal and financial cost. 

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The Collective Trauma of Anti-Asian Hate: We Talk to 5 Mental Health Experts

Experts offer tips for guarding mental health during a heartbreaking time.

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‘Enough Is ‘Enough.’ Scenes From Saturday’s ‘Stop Asian Hate’ March In LA’s Koreatown

Hundreds of people turned out in Koreatown on Saturday to make a statement against anti-Asian racism.

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Police Investigate Racist Letters Sent to Asian-Run Businesses

The letter is laced with expletives and Asian slurs and stereotypes. Authorities are urging recipients to contact local law enforcement.

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A Tale Of Two Vigils: The San Gabriel Valley Responds to Atlanta Shootings

Vigils in San Gabriel and Alhambra underscored divides over how to respond to the rise in anti-Asian violence.

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SoCal Politicians Help Guide First Congressional Hearing On Anti-Asian Violence In Three Decades

Those testifying included Democrats Judy Chu and Ted Lieu and Republicans Young Kim and Michelle Steel. 

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Atlanta Deadly Spa Shootings Leave Local Asian American Community ‘Shook To The Core’

Authorities are still investigating what happened and why. With reports of hate crimes against Asian Americans rising sharply over the last year, the attack prompted a strong and emotional response.

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Hundreds in LA Rally Against Asian Attacks, Call For Solidarity

But solutions for protecting seniors varied from starting foot patrols in Chinatown to fighting gentrification.

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‘This Craziness Is Real’: In the San Gabriel Valley, Anti-Asian Violence Creates Fears of Targeting

A recent case in Temple City is being investigated as a hate incident.

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LA Civil Rights Leaders Say Police Must Do Better Job Handling Anti-Asian Hate

Leaders in L.A’.s Asian and Black communities called on police to improve their response to hate incidents and build trust among victims