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Jamie Chung, Lana Condor, and More Celebrities Call for Change: Stop Asian Hate

On March 16, three massage parlors near Atlanta, Georgia were targeted by a 21-year-old white man. Eight people–six of whom were Asian women—were killed. Although the motive for the shootings hasn’t been confirmed, it seems clear: This is a hate crime. 

The attacks on Young’s Asian Massage, Gold Spa, and Aromatherapy Spa are part of a bigger pattern of increased violence people of AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) descent are facing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, celebrities are taking to social media to speak out and call for change. They’re sharing their experiences, offering important resources for how to help, and telling the world: Stop AAPI hate. 

Read their stories, below—and to learn more ways you can take action, here’s a guide.

Olivia Munn

Jamie Chung

Lana Condor

Daniel Dae Kim

Eva Chen

Mindy Kaling

Jeremy Lin

Simu Liu

George Takei

Awkwafina

Lulu Wang

Jimmy Wong

Padma Lakshmi

Eugene Lee Yang

Ross Butler

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