Let’s talk about the rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans

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Join us as we chat with co-founders of Hate is a Virus organization, Tammy Cho and Michelle Hanabusa, as we discuss the recent Asian Hate Crimes happening in our country.
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  1. campbell brown
    campbell brown
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    someone tried to tell me that anti-asian hatecrimes don't happen. then why the fuck was my aunt spat on and called a chink after opening the door for a random white guy, huh??? anyways, appreciate you guys so much for speaking out about this.

  2. M
    M
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    Justice for Vicha Ratanapakdee!

  3. Yasmin Basilio
    Yasmin Basilio
    8 օր առաջ

    I’m a little late and just catching up with the latest Watchers videos but I am humbly watching this and will definitely do my due diligence to share this and not only share but implement what you all have said in my daily life in speaking out and up about Asian hate. Stay strong 💪

  4. BaconNDCheese
    BaconNDCheese
    8 օր առաջ

    the only youtubers I have found that is speaking on asian crime on their platform. It's insane

  5. Scott Davis
    Scott Davis
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    So that didn’t happen for long.. your desired perpetrators had wrong shade.

  6. TheMagicFellow
    TheMagicFellow
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    "The only way to stop racism is to stop talking about race" - Morgan Freeman

  7. Jennifer Chun
    Jennifer Chun
    17 օր առաջ

    0:32

  8. X-Abyte
    X-Abyte
    18 օր առաջ

    I am so confused on why people are disliking this video.

  9. Agent 99
    Agent 99
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    Even the discrimination towards Asians expected to score higher than their peers to be accepted into schools, there was little to no coverage on that! It's not discussed because idk, they are considered white adjacent??! I don't see any organizations supporting Asian's. (Not dismissing black shootings before that's said) This subject of Asian hate has been truly neglected. It's heartbreaking. I may be a month late, but I'm glad you are shining a light on this on such a large platform. I feel as if Asians are the forgotten in all of this! Truly just a shame. Peace, love & support!

  10. Christiana Vance
    Christiana Vance
    25 օր առաջ

    Im sorry I have been about a month behind in watching videos from channels I follow. As an American female of northern European decent I thank you for helping to educate me and offer information that I can hopefully share in support to the vast and beautiful Asian community. I am sorry to anyone who has suffered a hate crime. I felt this was a hate of both women in general and especially to Asians and I am glad people are standing up and calling it for what it is.

  11. snavis
    snavis
    27 օր առաջ

    Look how sad and serious they all look like this actually involved them. We are all getting so good at virtue signaling and talking about issues while at the same time patting ourselves on the back like we accomplished something.

  12. Bone Solvent
    Bone Solvent
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    Okay. Should we talk about how much of it has been at the hands of African Americans? Or do you want to just blame whitey?

  13. Wyatt Derp
    Wyatt Derp
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    Amazing guys! Thanks for taking the time to share this with us and for being so brave and open to talk with us and educate us about these issues ❤

  14. Jensen Villaflor
    Jensen Villaflor
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    It is super important too to frame the sexualization of asian women within the US' foreign policy, and how part of dehumanizing the people of the lands that american soldiers imperialize is making them sexually available and infantile, a people ripe for exploitation of every kind. We see this in every war and occupation that the US engages in.

  15. Chill Ass LoFi
    Chill Ass LoFi
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    Why the hell did this not show up on my feed? I have the bell on I'm Subscribed, everything, yet I had no idea this video even existed until I looked through your videos tab. That's fucked up.

  16. This is AD
    This is AD
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    IT IS BECAUSE CHINESE COMMUNIST TACTICS ARE IN ACTION, THEIR "END GOAL IS TO RULE THE WORLD" FROM THE VIEW POINT OF "COMMUNIST UTOPIA". THE REAL QUESTION WE MUST BE ASKING OUR SELVES AS A CIVILIZATION IS "DO WE WANT TO LIVE IN A COMMUNIST UTOPIA?" AND INVISION/IMAGINE WHAT "COMMUNIST UTOPIA" LOOKS LIKE. "UNITY IS THE NEXT GOAL FOR HUMANITY TO ADVANCE CIVILIZATION". THE WISE PEOPLE WHO DREAM AND MEDITATE ARE MAKING PROGRESS FOR THEIR DREAMS TO BECOME A REALITY (THIS IS THE BIG PICTURE, WHILE MOST PEOPLE ARE IGNORANT AND FULFILLING THEIR DESIRES/TAKING THINGS FOR GRANTED. IN A COMMUNIST UTOPIA; I DON'T THINK FREE SPEECH WILL EXIST, AS WELL AS THE CURRENT PEOPLE WHO ARE RULING THE INTERNET, SO FINDING LIVING ON ANOTHER PLANET WOULD BE IDEAL IN MY OPINION, SINCE AWARENESS AND OUR SOUL/SPIRIT/GHOST IS IMMORTAL, OR I COULD BE WRONG ALL TOGETHER, SINCE THIS IS SO FAR AWAY IN THE FUTURE OR MAYBE IT IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK). THEIR SECRETS ARE NEVER REVEALED, BUT IT IS FELT IF YOU TAP INTO HIGHER REALM IN SPIRITUALITY, IT IS CLEAR WHAT THEY ARE PLANNING TO DO. THEREFORE I BELIEVE %100 THE VIRUS WAS STAGED. “It's Easier to Fool People Than It Is to Convince Them That They Have Been .” -Mark Twain. THEREFORE, MOST PEOPLE ARE NOT EVEN AWARE OF THIS, IT'S TIME TO START TAPPING INTO HIGHER REALM/POWER PEOPLE!

  17. Adam Grey
    Adam Grey
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    Fuck me, a panel full of SJW snowflakes (2 who actually have their "pronouns" on display) is what I see here. I won't even watch the rest but I guarantee you that the large amount of Black on Asian attacks was not discussed. The media turned it into another fake 'Anti-White' headline but you're too steeped into your victimhood to even realize this.

  18. M.C Ellen
    M.C Ellen
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    Remember when people were saying Asian people had the same rights as white people? Made me want to pull my hair out! COVID-19 has Vaccines, Hate Does Not #HateIsAVirus

  19. pinkypink561
    pinkypink561
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    Thank you for talking about this. #stopasianhate #protectasianlives

  20. jbmp1390
    jbmp1390
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    Thank you for doing this. I live in CO and to see the hateful anti asian attack and then only days later the shooting in Boulder, it's just been really frustrating and depressing. It gives me hope that there are others like you guys in our generation who are sick and tired of seeing all this hate and death. WE CAN CHANGE THIS. IT DOESN'T HAVE TO KEEP HAPPENING. P.S. FUCK THE NRA AND EVERY SINGLE REPUBLICAN

  21. Quave Hip Hop
    Quave Hip Hop
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    You know damn well I'm watching this

  22. gabriella Jamieson
    gabriella Jamieson
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    This is a great conversation and we need to have more. But I can’t believe there are dislikes on this video. Like why would you dislike this video?

    1. ariadne
      ariadne
      15 օր առաջ

      Bruh not only dislikes, some people actually have the nerve to comment bad things about this video, calling them SJW and whatnot..

  23. Redbar warrior # 1989-2
    Redbar warrior # 1989-2
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  24. Redbar warrior # 1989-2
    Redbar warrior # 1989-2
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    amcall.info/cloud/eGGBr8uJ3GWIpoA/video.html

  25. Redbar warrior # 1989-2
    Redbar warrior # 1989-2
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    An asian person told me my people belong on the other side of the wall..

  26. Sir Richard the Easily Startled
    Sir Richard the Easily Startled
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    Ever wonder why those people who stormed the Capitol still believe they did nothing wrong and are on the right side of history? How morally good people can talk themselves into doing immoral things? Fear. Fear for their jobs, their life savings. Fear for their children. Fear for their future. Fear. "How can I protect myself? My loved ones? My country and community?" Confronting fear is hard. Overcoming it is even harder. Well, here's a blogpost that sums it all up and gives a common cause, youtube link at the bottom, join our facebook group! Be angry at an enemy you don't know and have never met but definitely exists and is the root cause of all your problems. Big Whatever, the Cabal, the elites, pick your scapegoat of choice. Fuel your anger with oversensationalized bad news cycles. With lies and baseless conspiracies. Don't think for yourself, go down the rabbit hole. Trust us. Trust your instincts, your gut feeling. You don't need facts, you know we're right. Be as angry as you can be. Nice and simple. "But why am I judged for it? I only want to protect myself and my children. Don't they understand? Can't they see the Truth I see?" So you start to hate the people who don't want your children to be safe. Who don't want to protect society and culture against the Great Threat. They are a part of it no doubt, out to ruin your life. So whenever they confront you, you double down. Triple down. Because you're fighting the good fight. You're righteous and a hero. You're a _really good person._ This is how essentially good people can go off and do bad things. This is why truth and facts don't sway them, it doesn't chance their personal situation, it doesn't take away their fear. They come from a good place but fear twists their morals and judgement. Fear justifies their anger and hate. Fear controls their lives. Fear is the mindkiller. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.

  27. 7 Time YouTube Outlaw
    7 Time YouTube Outlaw
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    1. 8 people, atleast 2 of which (3 including one who didn't die) were not asian. Because he didn't specifically target asians. And even admitted so himself. And he doesn't really have a reason to lie. People will still say its a hate crime regardless, and its not adding to his sentence when hes already a mass murdering piece of ■■■■.

  28. Komrade Kupkek
    Komrade Kupkek
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    When they said it wasn't racially motivated i already know what they are trying to do, these people is trying to hold the people as much as they can even though they are a ticking bomb ready to explode, why they are holding them?? Very simple if they confirm that it really is a racially motivated attacked asian will not hesitate to do a protest like the BLM and last thing they want is a riot going on(which is unlikely) but they are not willing to take that chances so they are denying it as much as they can and hoping that the attack will die down. Also it is not good for Bidens resume if another BLM like protest happens under his term but like i said it's a ticking bomb sooner or later it will explode they need to prepare if it's a peaceful protest or just another riot.

    1. 7 Time YouTube Outlaw
      7 Time YouTube Outlaw
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      Welp, I agree with parts of that. But it wasn't racially motivated (I assume you meant the Atlanta Shooting) and theres no reason for the killer himself not to admit if it was. He killed 7 people, a hate crime on top isn't going to make any difference. Plus he killed hispanic and white people too..Second, I don't there will be rioting in this case. Unless someone does something extra crazy to stoke it. But yes there will be riots eventually. Because people are angry and dumb by nature. And Blm hasn't stop protesting and rioting for like a year plus now. They just don't show it BECAUSE Biden is in office. Theyre not preventing the riots, they're just not telling anyone when it happens..

  29. Madison S
    Madison S
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    This video has given me a lot to think about pertaining to how I might be a better ally and advocate for the Asian community. I've begun separating ties with people who I hear making comments and hold hateful views (with them resisting my efforts to try and change their minds/convince them their views are bigoted and incorrect). The United States has a lot of work and soul searching to do following both these most recent events and the historical ones that have been brushed off for so many years.

  30. Abby Cal
    Abby Cal
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    I don't understand why people can't just be nice. Like, my statement is so simple and the concept is, in itself, SO simple. We're all humans. No matter where we came from, no matter what language we speak or who we love, we are ALL human beings. Just treat your fellow human beings with respect. Why choose hate? Why choose violence or ignorance? Choose love. You're making it harder on yourself to actually hate people. Once you open up your mind and your heart, you'll find that your life becomes SO much simpler.

  31. Gareth Karzare
    Gareth Karzare
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    Thank you for platforming this discussion. I am an educator (college level) and I frequently try to use videos like this to generate discussions about how U.S. policies rhetorically (and materially) marginalize minorities. I am so glad that I can add this video to my utility belt. As a white person, it isn't my place to steal this stage, but I did want to thank you for providing such important discussion. It also isn't my place to suggest programming, but it struck me that one way to keep these kinds of discussions from being a monster of the week might be to add cultural heritage spaces to programming. I would watch WWWs from the Chinese Historical Society of America, for example. Much love all. Be safe and strong.

  32. Lily Liang
    Lily Liang
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    i’m really glad that this information is being shared here, it is so important. i don’t want to start any drama, just something i noticed, but steven refers to the shooter as a “gentleman” or a “young adult”, which i’m sure had no ill intent, but hurts to hear as an asian american woman. to me it reads as saying “a guy can murder 6 women who look like you because he had a racist s3xua11 fantasy/prejudice against you, but he’s still a ‘gentleman’”. again, i just wanted to share this so we can all grow as people and so everyone can hear from a voice from someone who was deeply effected by the tragedy and has felt the pains of f3tishiz@tion. i’m sure steven meant no ill will, and i am so thankful for the support for the community, which steven has always been a major advocate for.

  33. God is great- America is great
    God is great- America is great
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    who's to be BLAMED? taiwan province of China small brain pro-independence spreading Chinese ethnics HATRED, now their dumb actions backfired. ISO 3166-2 International Organization for Standardization ISO code. Retrieved 2020-08-26. Short name TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA. taiwan is included as a subdivision of China because of its political status within the United Nations, as, even though it is de facto under the jurisdiction of the Republic of China instead of the People's Republic of China, the United Nations does not recognize the Republic of China and considers taiwan as part of China. In ISO 3166-1, taiwan is listed as "Taiwan, Province of China".....

  34. Colin Batting
    Colin Batting
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    So true its outrageous hate will kill us all .We need to unite as one race human we all bleed red right peace love and light brother's and sister's xx

  35. Daniel Champagne
    Daniel Champagne
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    I still don't know how this is a hate crime against just asians it happens to targeted groups of women all over the world of all races I'm happy you're speaking about this because it's fucked up how much gets shifted to some other narrative when what needs to be addressed is hate, violence and abuse of simple human rights and understanding

  36. It's curtains for you doll
    It's curtains for you doll
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    I'm a white woman from so. Cal. I LOVE Asians and all good, kind, considerate( or not) humans. So very sorry that some people can be world class shit. It's awful to hate anyone that is innocent and just trying to live life. ❤️

  37. MankyMax
    MankyMax
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    Don't understand why people disliked this

  38. CHRISEBETZ
    CHRISEBETZ
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    I don’t wish wish to put a thumbs up to the situation but the thumbs up is to you amazing people...sending love and support. Everyone be safe and look after yourself. Things will get better x

  39. Amanda Snider
    Amanda Snider
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    Being a white person living in North America (Canada) and coming from families that have been here since the early 1700s I believe it's my duty to try to educate myself on these issues historically and current issues. I believe we should have required classes on the human experience covering racism/sexism/anti LGBTQ issues historically and currently. I came from a small primarily white, conservative Christian village/town and I had no opportunity to learn about what life is like outside of my sheltered bubble. For years I thought racism didn't exist in Canada judging entirely from the few interactions I've witnessed between non white people and the white people I know. Luckily, I live surrounded by white people who happen to be kind and non judgemental but that doesn't represent my entire country.

  40. LESTR97
    LESTR97
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    The virus analogy isn’t perfect bc racism obviously isn’t something that pops out of nowhere and passively spreads; we should also be careful about what the analogy might unintentionally say about people who’re actually sick. I get where you’re coming from though, and I respect you for speaking up. We need to put an end to racism in this country.

  41. Alexa Wong
    Alexa Wong
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    thank you for giving this organisation a platform and talking about this

  42. futurejae
    futurejae
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    I think one can’t to separate gender and race. The narrative of Asian = feminine and Black = masculine, may help some of us to navigate under White supremacy, in the long run it hurts us all.

  43. James Dyer
    James Dyer
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    People need to stop this feel bad for me crap, all these children masquerading as adults using big words 😑.

  44. Sir Charles
    Sir Charles
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    I think it's idiocy for people in America to take out their anger on Asian Americans regarding covid-19. I'm not mad at Asian people. I'm mad at the Wuhan authorities or whatever their version of the FDA is for not regulating the food markets where all that weird meat is sold. Those kind of food markets like the one in Wuhan needs to have stricter regulations regarding how meats are processed and the types of meat that are sold to people to prevent the transfer of diseases from animals to humans.

  45. BEATFARMER
    BEATFARMER
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    Question: every time I post the DOJ stats about crimes against asians by race, the comment is removed?

  46. Bryn 13
    Bryn 13
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    Only love and compassion for the aapi community, this is so disgusting and I'm so ashamed I didn't know about these crimes sooner, but I will continue to educate myself and support this cause. I have so much love for everyone suffering from this hate and so much empathy for you, this needs to be addressed and I really just want to say, to anyone who's living in fear and concern for your community you are so valid, do not let the gaslighting and denial from members of the white community get to you, your fear is real and the hate is real and so wrong, I so hear you, please feel all the love I'm sending and know that it will be ok, change is coming and we will keep fighting with you until people have to listen and change. Rest in peace to the victims of the shootings and I won't stop fighting with you/ for you until things change.

  47. Aaron Poole
    Aaron Poole
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    'The greatest gift you can give somebody is perspective' is such a nice thing to say and I hope more people take perspective on board.

  48. ひらさわゆい
    ひらさわゆい
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    Im a Japanese American and I get stuff thrown at me all the time in public, they tell me go back to where i came from its so pitiful how people treat us Asians

  49. Hello Tiddy Mitty
    Hello Tiddy Mitty
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    Thank you for holding this forum. I'm Asian, trans, mentally ill and a sex worker, regardless of my status, I am human too. Those people were human. The perpetrator targeted areas with mainly Asian staff. It IS a hate crime. Just like the time a yoga studio was targeted. Or when a black church was targeted. Even if the victims were "coincidentally" Asian, at the very least, he wanted to kill women. This is a hate crime, whether or not they were Asian, women or sex workers. He chose the location for a reason. He targeted a specific group of people.

  50. Opal Indigo
    Opal Indigo
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    33:21 "And I think the only way we could ever do that is by having patience as hard as it is and try to spread understanding by spreading knowledge"

  51. BEATFARMER
    BEATFARMER
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    Can we have a discussion about the Syrian man who murdered 10 whites at a grocery store in Colorado? #Hateisthevirus

  52. Faery Queen
    Faery Queen
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    I support #hateisavirus #blacklivesmatter and #LGBTQIA2S +. Spread love not hate!!!! As a mother, wife, teacher, and as a human I feel like it is Love for Life that we need to teach. I'm proud of you all for being you and being proud. Thank you for talking about the hard stuff so we can work to spread the love.

  53. Faith Ellis
    Faith Ellis
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    Thanks for talking about this

  54. Dean Brandsma
    Dean Brandsma
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    Maybe if they didn’t eat bats and pangolins they wouldn’t need to worry about hate crimes

  55. Rachel Martinez
    Rachel Martinez
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    I totally get Ryan's sadness in feeling like no one knows that this is all going on. Right after New Years, the cherry trees in our Japantown were destroyed here in San Francisco and that's when I began to realize what was going on and began being vocal about it. For weeks I was tweeting, insta-posting, facebook-posting about various incidents and rallies that I was going to but no one really seemed to care. It wasn't until one night when I was texting one of my friends who's family is from the philippines that she told me that she appreciated all the posts I was making because I was the only one in her life who was non-asian who was constantly speaking up about it. So even if it feels defeating, always speak up for what is right y'all! #StopAsianHate

  56. Alice Morin
    Alice Morin
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    I'm glad I watched this, unearthing the root of the problem and getting the proper education on how to help treat it correctly

  57. Thomas Miller
    Thomas Miller
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    Thank you for doing this. Love to all of you.

  58. Martin Mizfit Cruz
    Martin Mizfit Cruz
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    My Beautiful 1st born(Male) is half Asian, Laotian and Mexican from my side, and I fear everyday when I drop him off at school or let him go to the skating rink or activities, that they'll look at my angel wrong or say something to him. I'll go on freak mode, I love the asian cultures, why I study martial arts and became a sushi chef, and other practices. I stand with your guys permission by you. Whole Heartedly 🙏🏽💯💪🏽#Asians

  59. Micaela Royo
    Micaela Royo
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    I love love *l o v e* the spreading of awareness!! So many people need to hear this, and I am so glad you are all speaking out!! #hateisavirus

  60. roseanne. xoxo
    roseanne. xoxo
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    I'm so glad that Watcher is speaking about this and bringing more attention to it, it really says a lot and is voicing out the opinions of other people who are afraid of speaking up. This is also coming from an Asian woman who doesn't live in America but still stands against this hate #hateisavirus.

  61. Emily Qi
    Emily Qi
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    ✊🏼

  62. Nana-chan L
    Nana-chan L
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    ❤️❤️💫

  63. A.L.B
    A.L.B
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    Thank you so much for the time and energy (especially the energy) you've spent talking about this subject and educating people, for laying a foundation of knowledge and understanding. The fact that the shooting was racist isn't the only important thing to have on our minds, there's also the history & current day reality of anti-asian racism in the US. Let's not just watch this video and make posts online about what a shame it is, okay? Let's keep educating ourselves further and look into actionable steps we can take in real life to show support.

  64. Chilly
    Chilly
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    One of the first things I learned in boot camp is this statement: there are no colors in the Marine Corps, just different shades of green. I still live by it. If more people followed that and quit trying to hurt others, this world would be a better place. I love you Watcher, keep up the good work.

  65. walker Brenk
    walker Brenk
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    "Turning trauma into a competition, when it never should be" Is a really good insight out of this.

  66. Amy Lowry
    Amy Lowry
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    I'm glad this is something that I had the time to watch because I have been very busy with school lately. However, I also felt that I wasn't educated on the perspectives of Asian people during the pandemic and on racism itself, this really helped me get a better understanding. I really hope there is more coverage on Asian perspectives in media and in general in the future but thank you for the massive difference you are making by educating people on these issues.

  67. 蒋Joe
    蒋Joe
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    Don't forget lots of Asian do not identify themselves as Asian American but still, they deserve equality.

  68. Tyroneious Lamar Brown
    Tyroneious Lamar Brown
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    A white man was lit on fire by two “teens” last week and died. Nobody cares

  69. Hugo Ben
    Hugo Ben
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    Well I have never been to america so this shit seems wierd to me.

  70. Random Person
    Random Person
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    I’m so glad this was addressed so professionally. I hope more people learn of this horrific event. I hope it will get better. Hate crimes are arguably the worst crimes committed :( . I hope this gets more views and coverage as it should. Everyone needs to learn about this! Stay strong, everyone! This is the reason why the watcher is an awesome channel! #hateisavirus

  71. Aleah Ortega
    Aleah Ortega
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    ILY GUYS 😭😭😭😭😭❤️❤️❤️❤️

  72. Keziah
    Keziah
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    In light with the things that is happening in this world. I stand with this as a fan 🙏🏻

  73. sagganuts18
    sagganuts18
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    As an AA, I really love the solidarity between AAPI and Black communities through all of this. There has historically been a lot of violence between the two but I think we're slowly understanding that this only serves to divide us in our fight against White Supremacy. We also need to note that these victims weren't just "Asians." They were women, elders from gentrified neighborhoods, and immigrants. They face violence from our own community as well. To uplift our communities, we must start by supporting those most vulnerable.

  74. Cassie Pena
    Cassie Pena
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    Glad I can be in on a conversation that is clear and honest.

  75. Tabradoodles Trouble
    Tabradoodles Trouble
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    What happened to puppet history

  76. DulceEt DecorumEst
    DulceEt DecorumEst
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    We love you guys and I’m sick to my stomach, heart broken, to see so much hate but I’m proud to stand in solidarity. I pledge to say something if I see something. The Asian American community, we are with you, you are not alone.

  77. Laura Andrews
    Laura Andrews
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    I so appreciate having Asian American creators like you who can shed light on this discrimination. It is so important that you are using your voice to educate people and further expose the experiences of your community this last year and decades past

  78. Stephanie Kempt
    Stephanie Kempt
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    Thank you for having this conversation and providing really valuable insight and information. Minorities deal with things on a daily basis that I, as a white person, could never imagine. Seeing media and law enforcement try to downplay and even defend this straight up hate crime is appalling. White people have been heard loud and clear throughout history - especially on topics we have no business speaking on, because frankly we just have no idea. It's time for us to sit down, shut the fuck up, and listen for once. I'm so sorry that this has happened and my heart goes out to the Asian community.

  79. safiya
    safiya
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    Yall do know that asia has countries other than korea?

  80. Cw F
    Cw F
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    We stand in solidarity 💙💙💙💙

  81. Matcha Hugs
    Matcha Hugs
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    im a Mexican American and I stand in solidarity and full support with the Asian community. Anyone out there, I got your back.

  82. Rootin For-Putin
    Rootin For-Putin
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    I have only lived in very small white towns. I am sheltered to these issues and largely ignorant to the racism and violence Asians and other minority groups endure. I am very very glad these conversations are accessible and shown. It gives me a lot of information and insight into these issues. Thank you.

  83. Sov
    Sov
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    Love from Australia! This issue is global and everyone needs to be educated on these issues and how to improve society and get rid of this bullshit. #Hateisavirus

  84. anidubme Studios
    anidubme Studios
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    Me who's an Indian: 👁️ 👁️

  85. Danny
    Danny
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    What's going on is ridiculous and ignorant If I see anyone getting harrassed around me I'll definitely say something.

  86. Adina Lim
    Adina Lim
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    in my country its a crime to be racial radical. there have been instances where there were groups that targeted a single race and it was not hidden from the public. i'm really glad that Watcher is addressing this as well.

  87. Tin Tintoretto
    Tin Tintoretto
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    I'm disappointed by the lack of views on this. Please, people. Educate yourselves, speak to your respective communities, advocate for AAPI rights. We're all struggling with COVID-19, but please don't blame Asians for it. Hate is a virus.

  88. genghisconnie
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    The habits of media reporting are problematic on many levels: 1. The lack of representation of many cultures leads to a lack of voice. A non-API reporter will tread far too lightly on this subject and have no real perspective to offer. I'm almost surprised I haven't heard a "ban Anime" discussion. 2. They are appealing to the widest audience with the most sensational part of the story. "Crazy shooter" grabs everyone, whereas "racial violence" grabs fewer. The murderer gets the view. 3. Misinformation, misinformation, misinformation. The history of Asian Americans is absolutely whitewashed and overlooked in schooling, be it for lack of time to cover ground (like the same lack of actual history of Indigenous Americans), or what minimal standards need to be met in the current U.S. educational standard Media needs fixing. We can't depend on Vice News, et al, for our cultural stories. Thank you for jumping in and adding more attention to this recent atticity and the related, existing systemic issues. Sorry for the ramble. Typing while tired.

  89. RizzlaH Sparkz
    RizzlaH Sparkz
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    There's a video of The Daily Show's correspondent Michael Costa titled "Why is the alt right so angry". In that video there was a part where he was speaking to a psychologist, and apparently it's easy to radicalise people just by sexual suppression. He then says it's a tactic used by white supremacists, and it's basically the same tactic the Nazis used. With that said, I'm not buying this sexual addiction excuse... #HateIsAVirus

    1. RizzlaH Sparkz
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      @Marce I'm not a psychologist nor am I an expert on human behavior, I can't explain how the man got to that conclusion Search for the video and listen to him Search: "Why is the alt-right so angry Michael Costa" it should appear at the top

    2. Matcha Hugs
      Matcha Hugs
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      how does sexual repression = racism? I want to talk to the psychologist, how did he got to this conclusion? how did the hell they got credentials?

  90. Deena K
    Deena K
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    (1) IF you had done your homework (internet research, instead of believing every dumb MSM).... you could have determined another point of view...called TRUTH. I completely believe he is WRONG in his actions. Here is a clip from his former roommate, this man was in REHAB for SEX ADDICTION... And he had frequented these places (HELLO....McFLY....what does that tell you????).... amcall.info/cloud/f4Z3psmFyKKUxHg/video.html (2) Do your homework please before posting this "alleged accusation", (I am totally with you on the cause ) - however, you are misinformed on this situation. I am disappointed in the accusations. (3) You already know what goes here!!!

  91. effervescent ebullience
    effervescent ebullience
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    As an Asian, thank you so much for spreading awareness. It makes me sick that people are being attacked because of the colour of their skin. Hate truly is a deadly virus.

  92. biteme434
    biteme434
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    So I am curious. I heard some people don't like the phrase Hate Is A Virus cause to some, it sounded like a passively spreading thing instead of one that is actively perpetuated. No hate, I'm just curious how other people feel about that phrase being used?

    1. Vera Radkevicha
      Vera Radkevicha
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      It is useful bcs lets say...whatever the number of people see this, those who will agree and atleast be educated and those who will start more conversation and spread it and make it less acceptable for such people to get away with it so it will reach them aventually even if its a stranger just speaking up and making it clear to their community and people around them that this is not oke. So imo it is useful ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    2. biteme434
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      @b m People can change. I believe everyone has the capacity to change, not that everyone will change. So campaigns like this are always important, both for Asian Americans to feel supported, for those in-between people to better understand the issue, and for racist people to know that what they do and say will not be tolerated. I can see what you mean but I would not give up hope so easily :)

    3. b m
      b m
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      I have no problems with it. I just think this whole campaign is kinda useless because it won't reach the targeted group. Racist people usually live in a homogenous community. They interact with each other, and it's very unlikely that seeing a slogan can change their minds

  93. nik
    nik
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    Thank you for taking the time and energy to educate, even though it is not your obligation. As a white person, I will never experience anything like this, so hearing about it and what experiences I have from being discriminated against as a bisexual and trans person is the only way I can vaguely understand. Many people from the LGBTQ+ community stand with you. #hateisavirus

  94. VVGirl
    VVGirl
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    Gosh, I didn't even know that this was happening recently. I mean that they existed as racism exists of course but not to this extent towards Asians. It's probably because I live in the UK that I was unaware of this until now but as a half Chinese woman I am now very concerned for my wellbeing. Not in a selfish way btw. Its just that rarely am I scared for my own life as I'm usually only worried for others under the impression that something like that happening to me is very unlikely. But now that Asians like myself are being targeted feels like someone painted a red cross on my back for anyone who hates Asians to the point of violence.

  95. Køltira Memeweaver
    Køltira Memeweaver
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    Oh great. So now I have to worry about more racist morons as well as covid? I ran into a few idiots online(I've been called all sorts of Asian slurs), but I really don't want to run into some irl too. That guy can claim "sex addiction" all he wants. Last time I checked, a "sex addiction" can't grab a gun. That's just a dumb excuse.

  96. Beer Elf
    Beer Elf
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    Thank you for speaking out. Your voices are needed. I too stand with #hateisavirus

  97. leonardo gonzalez
    leonardo gonzalez
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    I wonder how black ppl feel?......

  98. tangerineTanPiano
    tangerineTanPiano
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    As a Chinese American viewer, I am so, so happy to see this discussion and this education about the history of Anti-Asianess in the U.S. I'm always waved off when I try to bring this subject up (I also grew up in a city with a very small Asian population) so its so comforting and validating to see and hear this discussion. Thank you.

  99. Bryan Schmidt
    Bryan Schmidt
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    The only time the Right will admit it's a racist attack is if something happened to a guy who looked like me. Racism hurts all of us. I'm sorry this is happening, and I speak out against racism as much as I can.

  100. frosting fox
    frosting fox
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    I feel like this video is very well worded