NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 05: New York Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang speaks to members of the media along Canal Street in Chinatown on April 05, 2021 in New York City. Yang, an Asian American, has been working to draw attention to recent assaults against Asians both in New York and the country. The candidate, who is currently one of the leaders in the mayoral race, rode the subway to Times Square with members of the media and candidates for City Council.   Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP
New York mayoral candidate Andrew Yang speaks to members of the media in Chinatown, New York City. Getty Images/AFP 

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