March 25, 2021

ASLE Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

ASLE stands in solidarity with our Asian and Asian American members and BIPOC communities to condemn anti-Asian violence. We mourn for the eight victims of the Atlanta murders, including 6 Asian American women: Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Delaina Ashley Yaun, Paul Andre Michels, Soon Chung Park, Hyun Jung Grant, Suncha Kim, and Yong Yue.

These recent tragedies follow a long history of Anti-Asian rhetoric and violence, which is deeply embedded in systemic structures of white supremacy, imperialism, and global capitalism. This violence against Asian ...