Influencers take to social media to stand against Asian hate crimes in the US
Following a wave of anti-Asian hate crimes happening in the US in recent weeks, leading figures of the fashion industry are coming together to express their concern and condemn the violence.
Lee said in an Instagram video, “This (violence) has been caused by anger and despair due to a lot of misunderstandings and epidemics where our elders have been attacked randomly.” “It’s not only” harassment and naming with the Kung Flu, “it’s actually now people have been attacked and killed.”
“We’ve been yelling at it for months and people don’t care about it,” she continued.
In his own powerful post, Lim said that it was emotionally difficult to watch viral videos of attacks and crimes targeting Asian businesses. And it was not until he reached out to Asian American friends and colleagues that he began to hear about “public, harassment, assault” in his own neighborhood over the past month.
Many people in the Asian community call the hate attacks caused by racism and racism and discrimination against Asians during a one-year battle with coronoviruses in the US, and hateful language such as “China virus,” and “kung” The flu “is outspoken. By former President Donald Trump.
Gurung wrote, “To create a common world, we have to become actively anti-racist.” “Racism is not a hashtag, but a lifetime commitment.”
“I sit here feeling somewhat helpless, invisible and semi-defeated because our Asian stories are not being told in the mainstream media,” Lim said. “Looks like we don’t matter or don’t exist.”
“I am sure that you guys have your own family stories … with different details of renunciation, but I believe that all is with the common goal of searching for a better life,” he said in his family visit. Pictures of the camera continued to appear in the US. “A safe haven with the promise of endless possibilities and freedom to pursue the American dream in a country we all call home.
“So I ask you as a fellow American, a fellow human being. Will you stand with me, will you stand with our fellow Americans, Asian Americans to stop Asian hatred?”
Top image: A look from Prabal Gurung’s New York Fashion Week show in September 2019.