Lisa Ling attends the Stop Asian Hate meeting in Los Angeles almost two weeks after the Atlanta shooting

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Documentary maker Lisa Ling attends the Stop Asian Hate rally in Los Angeles, where demonstrations are held in the US … almost two weeks after six Asian women die in Atlanta hate crime shootings

  • Meetings like this have been cropping up all over the country lately, in light of the March 19 mass shootings at two massage parlors in the Atlanta area.
  • Eight people were killed in the shootings, including six women of Asian descent
  • Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, anti-Asian violence has increased globally, leading to renewed focus on protecting Asian community members from discrimination and hate crime.
  • Ling, 47, has been particularly active on both social media and the industry at large in promoting anti-Asian causes of hate, including the co-launch of the #StopAsianHate campaign

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Lisa Ling took to the streets with hundreds of other protesters on Saturday during the Stop Asian Hate rally.

The CNN news anchor and documentary maker, 47, attended the meeting with her husband, physician Paul Song, in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

They were surrounded by fellow protesters holding signs and wearing T-shirts with messages like “I am not a virus” and “more united.”

Hosted by the Korean American Federation of Los Angeles in conjunction with 20 community-based organizations, the meeting was one of many in Los Angeles and the US.

In Koreatown, Los Angeles: Lisa Ling took to the streets on Saturday with several community members on a show in support of the Stop Asian Hate cause

In Koreatown, Los Angeles: Lisa Ling took to the streets on Saturday with several community members on a show in support of the Stop Asian Hate cause

Lisa was wearing a black T-shirt with the slogan ‘Phenomenally Asian’.

The mother of two was holding a sign that read ‘Unity Today + Every Day’ on one side and ‘I ❤️U’ on the other.

She also wore a black N95 face mask with a gold chain, a black and white Keith Haring inspired fanny pack, and Vans slip ons.

Her husband, 52, was wearing a yellow face mask with the words ‘Stop Asian Hatred’ on it.

He also held a yellow sign that read, “Hate is a virus!”

His T-shirt had a photo of well-known Japanese-American civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama.

Stronger together: CNN newscaster, 47, attended the meeting with her husband, physician Paul Song

Stronger Together: CNN newscaster, 47, attended the meeting with her husband, physician Paul Song

Stronger together: CNN newscaster, 47, attended the meeting with her husband, physician Paul Song

Stronger together: CNN newscaster, 47, attended the meeting with her husband, physician Paul Song

Stronger Together: CNN’s newscaster, 47, attended the meeting with her husband, physician Paul Song, 52

Demonstrate: The mother of two held a sign that read 'Unity Today + Every Day' on one side and 'I ❤️U' on the other

Demonstrate: The mother of two held a sign that read 'Unity Today + Every Day' on one side and 'I ❤️U' on the other

Demonstrate: The mother of two held a sign that read ‘Unity Today + Every Day’ on one side and ‘I ❤️U’ on the other

Meetings like this have been cropping up all over the country lately, in light of the March 19 mass shootings at two massage parlors in the Atlanta area that killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent.

That, coupled with a surge in anti-Asian violence worldwide since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, has led to a renewed focus on protecting Asian community members from discrimination and hate crimes.

Ling has been notably active on both social media and the industry at large in promoting anti-Asian causes of hate, including the co-launch of the #StopAsianHate campaign, which contributed more than $ 7 million in total from companies such as AT&T and WarnerMedia.

Taken during the rally: Ling documented beautiful moments during the demonstration and added them to her Instagram account

Taken during the rally: Ling documented beautiful moments during the demonstration and added them to her Instagram account

Taken during the rally: Ling documented beautiful moments during the demonstration and added them to her Instagram account

Washington, DC, March 17: Rallies like this have been cropping up all over the country lately, in light of the March 19 mass shootings at two Atlanta spas that resulted in the deaths of eight people, including six women of Asian descent

Washington, DC, March 17: Rallies like this have been cropping up all over the country lately, in light of the March 19 mass shootings at two Atlanta spas that resulted in the deaths of eight people, including six women of Asian descent

Washington, DC, March 17: Rallies like this have been cropping up all over the country lately, in light of the March 19 mass shootings at two Atlanta spas that resulted in the deaths of eight people, including six women of Asian descent

Other celebrities who have spoken out for #StopAsianHate on Instagram include Olivia Munn, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Ken Jeong.

It comes shortly after Lisa recently spoke out in defense of Sharon Osbourne, co-host of The Talk, herself embroiled in a scandal involving alleged racist insults and hate speech.

She said she’s “ not a fan of the cancellation culture, ” Lisa added that she feels Sharon should be given the chance to save herself after leaving the beloved daytime talk show this week over claims of racist behavior.

Active: Ling has been particularly active, both on social media and in the industry at large, promoting anti-Asian causes of hate

Active: Ling has been particularly active, both on social media and in the industry at large, promoting anti-Asian causes of hate

Active: Ling has been particularly active, both on social media and in the industry at large, promoting anti-Asian causes of hate

Speaking of which, it comes shortly after Lisa recently spoke out in defense of Sharon Osbourne, co-host of The Talk, herself embroiled in a scandal of racist insults and hate speech.

Speaking of which, it comes shortly after Lisa recently spoke out in defense of Sharon Osbourne, co-host of The Talk, herself embroiled in a scandal of racist insults and hate speech.

Speaking of which, it comes shortly after Lisa recently spoke out in defense of Sharon Osbourne, co-host of The Talk, herself embroiled in a scandal of racist insults and hate speech.

Other celebrities who have spoken out on Instagram for #StopAsianHate include: Olivia Munn, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Ken Jeong

Other celebrities who have spoken out on Instagram for #StopAsianHate include: Olivia Munn, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Ken Jeong

Other celebrities who have spoken out on Instagram for #StopAsianHate include: Olivia Munn, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Ken Jeong

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