After a white man shot and killed eight people — six of whom were Asian women — at three spas in Georgia on Tuesday, national attention has been given to the extreme increase in anti-Asian hate crimes.
Many of these violent hate crimes target elderly Asian American people.
While these hate crimes have received less national attention, many Asian Americans — including celebrities — have been speaking out against and protesting these acts of violence and racism for months.
Beyond raising awareness online, here is a list of ways to be anti-racist and support the Asian community right now:
PLACES TO DONATE:
BOOKS TO READ:
PODCASTS TO LISTEN TO:
FILMS AND SERIES TO WATCH:
If you are Asian, here are resources that may help you: