AROUND OREGON: Asian American leaders in Oregon react to Atlanta shootings: ‘I am scared for our community’

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Oregon have been on high alert for the past several months, as hate crimes and violence against those communities have increased nationally.

Their fears were further realized Tuesday when eight people — including six Asian American women — were killed in a series of shootings at three spas in the Atlanta area.

“I am feeling sad and angry,” Rep. Khanh Pham, an Asian American . . .

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