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This fall, a commemoration in downtown Los Angeles marked the 150th anniversary of when a mob lynched 18 Chinese men and boys — one of the biggest such killings in American history.
The recent memorial comes in a year when many similar remembrances have bloomed across the United States. Anti-Asian hate crime has risen during the pandemic. However, this has also sparked an interest in learning more about the long-hidden history of such bigotry.
Host: Gustavo Arellano
Guest: L.A. Times columnist Frank Shyong
About The Times
“The Times” is made by columnist Gustavo Arellano, senior producer Denise Guerra and producers Shannon Lin, Melissa Kaplan and Ashlea Brown. Our engineer is Mario Diaz. Lauren Raab, Shani O. Hilton are our editors. Andrew Eapen composed our theme song.
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