July 19, 2021

#StopAAPIHate with Varun Nikore of the AAPI Victory Alliance

As a direct result of the racist and hateful lies and rhetoric Donald Trump and his followers spread about COVID, violence and hate directed at Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in this country is on a terrifying rise. We’ve invited Varun Nikore, Executive Director of the AAPI Victory Alliance on the show to discuss this rise and how we can fight back against this hate.


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Sources for audio clips

‘Stop AAPI Hate’: Around 3,800 Anti-Asian Incidents Recorded In The Past Year | NBC News NOW https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8OAAhgys4E
Hollywood stars speak up after attacks against Asian-Americans caught on camera l GMA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lx4rXu-YGc4
8 Killed In 3 Shootings At Georgia Spas | TODAY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsGQ_mm2s3I
Kamala Harris: 'We Will Not Be Silent in Face of Asian-American Hate Crimes' - Bloomberg Quicktake Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9B5DYa847Y
Advocates, celebs call for change amid spike in hate crimes against Asian Americans l GMA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRjYzgrrFXU
65-year-old Asian woman punched, kicked on way to church in NYC - Eyewitness News ABC7NY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwOroh35P3k
AAPI Turnout
Study shows big AAPI voter turnout in 2020 race - Balitang America https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Hq3mH2ArRk
Biden Signs AAPI Hate Bill
Biden signs bill aimed at reducing AAPI hate crimes - Fox4 Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSC-JnjsHmA
Nancy Pelosi AAPI Victory Fund
Speaker Nancy Pelosi Addresses the Importance of the AAPI Victory Fund, AAPI Vote & AAPI Engagement https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJYcXF78TpI
President Joe Biden addresses violence against Asian Americans - CNBC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYJe4UepwB4

Show Credits

Host: Alyssa Milano
Executive Producer: Alyssa Milano
Associate Producer: Ben Jackson
Editing and Sound Production: Natasha Jacobs
Music by: Josh Cooke & Eleisha Eagle