'Our silence is complicity': Biden, Harris meet with Asian American advocates after Atlanta killings


President biden vice-president kamala harris traveled to atlanta just three days after the spa shootings which killed a total of eight people. Six of whom were asian women the afternoon. Bagman harris met with asian american leaders in atlanta afterward. They spoke out about the attacks. Acknowledging that while motive has not yet been established linked to race. It has not been labeled as a hate crime. For example asians in this country have indeed been increasingly targeted. They've been attacked. Lame scapegoated harassed. They've been verbally assaulted physically assaulted killed. It's been a year of living in fear for their lives. We've always known. Words have consequences. The currency krona virus. Full stop the conversation. We had today with the leaders and that we're hearing all across the countries that hate and violence often hide in plain sight. It's often met with silence throughout our history. That has to change because our silence is complicity. We cannot be complicit we have to speak out sex out of the eight people killed on tuesday night. Were of asian descent seven women. The shootings took place in businesses owned by the shootings took place as violent. Hate crimes and discrimination against asian. Americans has risen dramatically indeed tonight in the atlanta metro area. All eight of the victims at three locations have now been identified. They range in age from age. Thirty three to seventy

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