#StopAsianHate has been the most commonly used hashtag since early last year


Democratic lawmakers were behind 6,872 of the 7,263 posts from members of Congress mentioning Asian Americans since January 2020
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By David Cohen

47 mins ago

A new study by Pew Research Center found that mentions of Asian Americans on social media by members of Congress rose dramatically in 2020, with that trend continuing into the early stages of this year.