Butler students reflect on anti-Asian violence, hate crimes legislation
March 16, 2022 marked the one year anniversary of the Atlanta spa shootings that took the life of six Asian American women. Though it incited a surge in support for the Asian American community and awareness of the racism and hypersexualization that Asians face — Asian American women in particular, these are long-standing structural issues that are not going away anytime soon.
Jeremy Lin during a game for the Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State’s G-League affiliate. Lin has been vocal on the increase in Asian American hate crimes. Photo by Juan Ocampo/Getty. JAREN KAWADA | STAFF REPORTER | email@example.com On Feb. 25, Jeremy Lin, one of the few Asians to play in the NBA, made an Instagram…
Butler Asian organizations have been raising awareness and trying to educate the general public and students about tragedies.
A petition to support the Asian community in the state of Indiana reveals Butler’s half-hearted attempts to denounce anti-Asian violence in the wake of COVID-19