WASHINGTON DC (Diya TV) — The AAPI Victory Power Fund hosted the inaugural Next Generation Leaders Reception. Vice President Kamala Harris, AAPI leaders, elected officials, artists and community leaders gathered on the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Covid-19 hate crimes act to honor, empower and mobilize the country’s fastest growing voter bloc ahead of this year’s midterm elections.

Indian American judicial nominee Nusrat Choudhury is under fire after being accused of flip flopping over a past statement about police shootings. Choudhury is Biden’s pick for New York City federal trial court and allegedly claimed a few years ago that police shoot unarmed black people every day in the United States. She recently doubled down again on that statement. But just this month, Choudhury told the Senate committee she had never made such a statement. Republicans are pushing for a second hearing to question Choudhury’s about-face.

Police say a Sikh woman was robbed in Queen’s New York.  It’s the 5th attack this year on a Sikh person in the Richmond Hill neighborhood. Community members fear they’re being targeted. 

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.