Vigil today at 5pm at 1904 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21218 in remembrance of those lost and in solidarity with those resisting violence at the intersection of race and gender.
Hosted by The Chinatown Collective, BARS: Baltimore Asian Resistance in Solidarity & Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition
We send our deepest condolences to coworkers, family and friends of the victims of the shooting. We stand in solidarity with Asian women who were targeted at the intersection of misogyny and racism. Asian women, Black and Brown women, migrants, sex workers, and people perceived as sex workers are made vulnerable to police and non police violence that stems from criminalization.
-Rest in Peace-
Xiaojie Tan, 49
Daoyou Feng, 44
Hyun-jeong Park Grant
Delaina Yaun, 33
Paul Andre Michels, 54
Not Yet Named
Not Yet Named
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