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See Some Of The 1,400 Anti-Asian Reports In The Coronavirus 'Hate Tracker'

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  • Being cut off by a motorist in a crosswalk at LAX with your family and accused of carrying the novel coronavirus.
  • Getting a cup of coffee chucked at you while walking down the street in Mid-City and called "chink."
  • Tailed by a driver for a block in Larchmont who's shouting COVID-19 conspiracies at you.

These are just some of the 1,400 reports that the Stop AAPI Hate online tracker has gathered since launching nationally several weeks ago. About a third of the reports came from California.

Not only are Asian Americans dealing with a dangerous pandemic like everybody else, some are also dealing with verbal and physical attacks, shunning and online harassment.

Manjusha Kulkarni, head of the Asian Pacific Planning and Policy Council in Los Angeles told us:

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"What it tells community members is that they're not part of the fabric of America, that they are seen as subhuman."

We talked with a couple of the people from L.A. who submitted their stories to the tracker, which was created by several California advocacy groups.

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