Pittsburghers denounce anti-Asian violence at Oakland rally

Pittsburghers denounce anti-Asian violence at Oakland rally”

The area also has large numbers of Vietnamese, Korean and Filipino American residents.

Hundreds gathered in Manhattan's Chinatown Sunday to denounce shootings at massage businesses in Georgia that left eight people dead, six of whom are Asian, and rally against racism and xenophobioa.

"The COVID-19 virus is unsafe".

"But in my mind and in the minds of many, this is an anti-Asian hate crime", the congresswoman added.

"These results may be a proxy of growth in anti-Asian sentiment that was not as prevalent as before", said Yulin Hswen, ScD, MPH, an assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at UCSF and a member of the Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute.

I am not a virus, and there is really no evidence whatsoever that Asian-Americans somehow transmit this virus more than anybody else. "So, I do hope that this younger generation lives in a world where they don't have to deal with this or they at least have the tools and allies to deal with it better than I am dealing with it now".

The killings come at a time of growing anti-Asian hate in the country.

Georgia lawmakers a year ago passed a hate crimes law that allows additional penalties to be imposed for certain offenses when motivated by a victim's race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender or disability. Police have said they're still working to establish a motive, including looking into whether the attacks can be classified as hate crimes.

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Sung Yeon Choimorrow, executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum. A total of 1,691 of those reports (44.56 percent) were from California, said the report.

Back in March 2020 - months before Biden first accused Trump of inciting racist harassment - Trump made it absolutely clear that the spread of COVID-19 is not the fault of Asian Americans.

African American neighbor, Chasity Nunez, has lived in the community for 17 years.

Arcadia councilmember Paul Cheng's message was that Asian Americans should not let the recent violence deter them from continuing to give to their communities - a speech that had notes of a Washington Post op-ed by former presidential candidate Andrew Yang, in which he called on Asians to act more neighborly and American to combat hate.

"I'm sick of being belittled and hypersexualized and hated for who I am, for something I can't change", she said as the group began marching toward the Capitol. He admitted to the crime and was charged with murder.

'We all know hate when we see it, ' he said. "They've raised funds to provide masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, and other needed supplies for our frontline workers to protect against the virus". Several celebrities like Eric Nam, CL, Amber Liu, GOT7's Jackson, Mark Tuan, JB and BamBam used their agency to speak about the issue and how one can donate to the fund, Go Fund Me.Com/AAPI.

"From where I sit, I want to see a deeper investigation into whether or not these shootings and other similar crimes are racially motivated", Duckworth, who is one of only two Asian-Americans now serving in the U.S. Senate, told CBS "Face the Nation".

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