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Final weekend, a person shot and killed 11 other folks at a ballroom-dance studio in Monterey Park, California, an Asian enclave out of doors of Los Angeles. Then, not up to forty-eight hours later, in Part Moon Bay, California, any other guy shot and killed seven Chinese language farmworkers. Particularly, either one of the alleged killers had been older males with Asian backgrounds. Whilst mass shootings happen with mind-boggling regularity in The united states, those assaults additionally took place amid an alarming upward thrust in hate crimes concentrated on other folks of Asian descent. Jay Caspian Kang, a New Yorker workforce author and the writer of “The Loneliest American citizens,” joins Michael Luo, the editor of newyorker.com, to speak about how those two sorts of American violence form our figuring out of such worrying occasions.