Asian Americans in Atlanta fear for their safety after spa shootings

On March 16, eight people were fatally shot, six of them Asian women, in a string of Atlanta-area attacks at three spas. The tragic shootings have heightened fear and outrage over a recent rise in hate crimes directed at Asian Americans since the coronavirus pandemic began. Yahoo News spoke with Asian Americans who live in Atlanta about how they’ve been affected by the spa shootings and the broader rise in anti-Asian hate.