The US House of Representatives passes the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act with a strong bipartisan vote of 364 to 62, weeks after it cleared the Senate with nearly unanimous support.
Asian American Foundation says it will invest its largest-ever philanthropic effort to support the community in anti-hate programmes, education, and data and research.
Thousands of Americans protest in major US cities in response to a surge of deadly violence against Asian Americans.
Weapons and other tools have become more common purchases among Asian-Americans, who believe crimes against them have increased during the pandemic.
Asian-Americans are often stereotyped as a model minority that excel in math and science, but this seemingly innocous stereotype actually comes at the expense of black Americans.
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