Do Vietnamese-Americans not need to worry about anti-Asian hate crimes?

Claim: Many Vietnamese-Americans believe that the current wave of hate crimes against Asian Americans in the U.S. does not affect them.
Rating: This claim is FALSE. According to a study from Stop API Hate, in 2020, there were 3,795 incidents of hate crimes against Asian-Americans. A majority of those were directed towards Chinese Americans. But 8.5% was aimed at Vietnamese-Americans (or around 322 incidents). Hate crimes against Asian-Americans increased 150% in 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more to find out how Vietnamese-Americans can combat this deadly epidemic.