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By Derrick Johnson
NAACP President CEO 

An attack on one is an attack on all

 

March 18, 2021

Tuesday night's string of attacks at Atlanta day spas is yet another disgusting and disturbing example of how the spread of domestic terrorism has been allowed to torment minority communities.

There have been prominent voices promoting this virulent hate speech before, but the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and parallel rise of misinformation has intensified these attacks.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been over 3,000 recorded hate incidents against the Asian American community, along with concern that law enforcement has been slow to investigate the incidents.

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