News, Stop Asian Hate Rally Took Place in Bellevue
Stop Asian Hate Rally
On March 20th, about 15 members participated in the Stop Asian Hate rally held in Bellevue. Several hundred people joined the event to honor the victims of shooting at Atlanta and decry violence against Asian Americans. Mayor of Bellevue, Police Chief and representatives of various ethnic groups all spoke. Former Governor Gary Locke also gave a history of the struggle of Asian American and pledged that "Asian is not virus, but hate is". He won laud applause from everyone onsite.
The group walked around the park and held a candle light vigil for the victims of the Atlanta shooting. It was a rainy day. Many parents brought their kids. They showed solidarity despite the cold and wet conditions. We thank all of them for speaking out for minorities and raising the awareness of hate crime in this land of American.
A video of the rally can be found here
. According to CNN
, this was one of the many rallies held across the country.
3月20日，大约15位会员参加了在贝维尔举办的 Stop Asian Hate 游行。总计约有数百人参加了活动。他们是来向亚特兰大枪击事件的受害者致敬，并谴责对亚裔的暴力。贝维尔市长，警察局长及各族裔代表都在场发言。前华州州长骆家辉替大家上了一堂亚裔美国人过去一百多年来的奋斗历史课。他呼吁“亚洲人不是病毒，仇恨才是病毒”。赢得全场喝彩。
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