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Oakland vigil attendees mourn, honor sufferers of anti-Asian violence

Oakland vigil attendees mourn, honor sufferers of anti-Asian violence

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OAKLAND — With flickering candles and folded paper cranes, bouquets of vegetation and indicators held aloft, loads of other people accrued Tuesday evening in Madison Park to specific their sorrow over the killing of 8 other people per week in the past within the Atlanta space, together with six Asian American girls — and to percentage their unravel that such tragedies should come to an finish national. Within the middle of Oakland’s Chinatown, performers within the park beat Korean drums, and celebrants lit honorary fires, whilst a unmarried crimson lantern used to be despatched hovering aloft south from the park and over 8th Side road. OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 23: Annie Hong, of Oakland, holds indicators all over an anti-Asian hate vigil at Chinatown’s Madison Park in downtown Oakland, Cali...