The big picture: Six women of Asian descent were among those to lose their lives in the shootings. The Atlanta rally was one of several being held across the U.S. Saturday to honor those killed in the attack and to denounce a surge in violence and hate incidents against Asian Americans.
.@SenatorWarnock and I addressed today’s rally in Atlanta to mourn the victims of this week’s massacre and to express our love and support for the Asian-American community in Georgia and nationwide. Gratitude to the organizers. pic.twitter.com/kG6GMju7wz— Jon Ossoff (@ossoff) March 20, 2021
“We’re tokens we’re trophies, until we’re targets and scapegoats.”— Bloomberg Quicktake (@Quicktake) March 20, 2021
Demonstrators gathered for a Stop AAPI Hate Rally in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday after a shooting at 2 spas killed 8 people earlier this week #StopAsianHate
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