Category: Politics

AAPI Coverage from Across Southeast Michigan  

As the United States continues its battle against COVID-19 pandemic, it is also battling other social pandemics including a rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans. The nonprofit organization Stop AAPI Hate has reported over 10,000 hate incidents over the past year. One Detroit has been covering the responses and stories of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in Southeast Michigan. You can find more of our local coverage below as well as links to our joint storytelling project, AAPI Story Series, with WDET.

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AAPI Story Series | 30-Year Friendship Deepens After the Death of George Floyd

For One Detroit and WDET's AAPI Story Series, Taiwanese and Chinese American Chien-An Yuan and his friend John Eaton share their reactions to the George Floyd murder and reflect on their shared and divergent experiences growing up in their homogenous Ohio suburb. Plus, the two discuss how their friendship has grown deeper over the last three decades.



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  • In Buffalo, Biden condemns 'poison' of white supremacy

    President Biden offered both consolations and a call to reject racism, extremism and white supremacy Tuesday during a visit to Buffalo. The president delivered his remarks less than 72 hours after a white supremacist allegedly shot 13 people, killing 10, in an attack on African Americans in the city. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Buffalo.

  • News Wrap: FDA approves Pfizer's COVID-19 booster for children age 5 to 11

    In our news wrap Tuesday, the FDA authorized Pfizer's low-dose COVID booster for kids 5 to 11 years old, China restricted more Beijing residents to their homes to help control a small outbreak, U.S highway deaths shot up last year after a lull during the pandemic, and Congress held its first hearing in half a century on unidentified aerial phenomena.

  • Observers eye Trump endorsements in key primary races

    Voters cast ballots today for primary races in key states across the country, and observers are keeping a close eye on how endorsements by former President Trump may help or harm candidates in these hotly contested races. NewsHour's political correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.