NHK World correspondent Mochizuki Mami interviewed two academics to explain how Asian Americans are being targeted and what they are doing to fight back.
He helped set up a website in March called Stop AAPI (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) Hate.
After the 9/11 terrorism attacks, South Asian Americans, as well as Muslim Americans, faced harassment.
Many young Asian Americans have participated in protests across the US.
“You see young Asian Americans marching alongside African Americans, Latinos, and young white Americans.