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COVID-19 & Asian Discrimination (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-03-26

Duration: 00:05:40

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Asian Americans | Discrimination


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Nguyen, Amy Thien Anh Interviewee


This segment from the March 26, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the increase in discrimination and hate crimes against Asian American during the COVID-19 pandemic. She interviews Amy Thien Anh Nguyen, New Orleans resident, and Van Le, the founder of activist organization We the People.