U.S. gymnast and Olympic hopeful Morgan Hurd condemned racism while sharing her own experiences in an impassioned speech at a “Stop Asian Hate” rally in New York on Sunday.
Hurd, 19, a two-time World Championships gold medalist, was adopted from Wuzhou, China as an infant.
Rihanna took to the streets of New York City this past weekend with her assistant to protest the surge of violence against the Asian community.
Visualized in a series of posts by her assistant Tina Truong, whom she attended the Sunday march with, the Fenty founder could be seen wearing mostly all black, with long locks, sunglasses and a hat to cover her identity. The only stand-out part of her outfit was the neon pink poster she was carrying that read “STOP ASIAN HATE” on one side and a neon green “HATE = RACISM AGAINST GOD” on the other.
Los Angeles authorities are investigating a “hate incident” involving a man who drove through a rally against anti-Asian violence and yelled “F*ck China!” while fleeing the scene.
The incident, which was caught on video by several attendees, occurred at the intersection of South Diamond Bar Boulevard and Grand Avenue just around noon on Sunday.
After the recent spa shootings in Georgia, which left eight people dead, six of whom were Asian women, hundreds of people attended an anti-racism rally in Atlanta on Saturday.
The rally, held at Atlanta’s Liberty Plaza, was attended by people of various backgrounds who gathered to commemorate the victims, CNN reports.
Dozens marched Sunday in a protest for Christian Hall, a 19-year-old Asian American fatally shot by Pennsylvania police last year.
A number of rallies against the increasing anti-Asian violence were also held across the country over the weekend.
A 13-year-old girl from San Mateo, California is doing her part to help her community by gathering hundreds of people for a rally to denounce anti-Asian hate crimes.
Ashlyn So, a middle school student and an emerging fashion designer, gathered hundreds of people from her community for a “Stand for Asians” rally in San Mateo on Feb. 27 at Mateo Central Park at 1 p.m., according to ABC7.
Hundreds of people gathered at a rally organized by the Asian American Federation (AAF) in New York City to denounce the rising number of anti-Asian attacks.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to include Indigenous rally organizers, according to Rohan Zhou-Lee.
Activists from the Black, Latinx, Indigenous and Asian American community will hold an emergency rally in New York City on Saturday in response to the string of violent racist attacks against Asians.
500 Black and Asian Community Members Rally in Oakland as Holiday Weekend Sees Wave of Attacks, Robberies
Members of Black and Asian communities convened on Saturday in Oakland, CA to rally against recent anti-Asian attacks, especially those in the Bay Area.
What happened: During the rally, various speakers discussed the importance of solidarity among Black and Asian communities.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to include that the #TheyCantBurnUsAll rally and march in San Francisco on Sept. 12 has been postponed due to hazardous air quality. A new date has yet to be determined, according to its organizers.
China Mac and William Lex Ham held their third #TheyCantBurnUsAll rally in Los Angeles on Sept. 5 over the long weekend.
Following the recent success of their crowdfunding campaign to help Chinese businesses in New York City’s Chinatown, rapper China Mac and actor William Lex Ham are coming to Los Angeles for the #TheyCantBurnUsAll rally and march.
Family members, friends, and sympathizers rallied behind an Asian-American couple victimized by a racist attack after a man, now notoriously known as “Lawn Sign Larry,” harassed them on their own yard.
Members of the Southeast Asian Coalition gathered tonight in front of the house where Cat and Tin (foreground) live and were recently confronted by a man yelling racist remarks in response to their yard signs. Video here: https://t.co/UayM9JG7Wo pic.twitter.com/kXKSjTVZgL