Megan Thee Stallion resists Asian hatred and pays tribute to spa victims with donation

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Megan Thee Stallion pays tribute to the victims of Atlanta spa shootings by partnering with Fashion Nova and activist May Lee with a $ 50,000 donation

  • This comes after eight people, including six women of Asian descent, were killed in the disaster in three spas on March 16 before police arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of being the lone gunman.
  • “ I am deeply saddened by the loss of eight individuals taken from their families on March 16 in a senseless, violent attack on Asian Americans, ” begins Megan, 26, captioning her announcement
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta is the first and only non-profit legal advocacy organization committed to protecting the civil rights of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in Georgia and the Southeast, the statement said
  • Police arrested Robert Aaron Long of Woodstock, Georgia, and charged him with eight murders in connection with the spa shootings.
  • The suspect reportedly told investigators that his actions were not racially motivated and that he visited some of the spas where the shootings took place, according to USA Today.

Megan Thee Stallion helps donate $ 50,000 to the Asian community to honor the victims of the Atlanta spa shootings.

The 26-year-old rapper is using her star power and money in the wake of an increase in hatred against Asian Americans since the COVID-19 outbreak.

This comes after eight people, including six women of Asian descent, were killed in the disaster at three spas on March 16 before police arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of being the lone gunman.

Taking a Stand: Megan Thee Stallion, 26, uses her star power and money to honor the victims of the Atlanta spa shootings, almost all of whom were Asian women

Taking a Stand: Megan Thee Stallion, 26, uses her star power and money to honor the victims of the Atlanta spa shootings, almost all of whom were Asian women

“I am deeply saddened by the loss of eight individuals taken from their families on March 16 in a senseless, violent attack on Asian Americans,” begins Megan, 26, captioning her announcement.

To honor the memory of these victims, @FashionNova and I are working with journalist and Asian activist @mayleeshow to make a $ 50,000 donation to @advancing_justice_atl, who work tirelessly to promote the civil and human rights of Asian Americans in Georgia and the Southeast to protect.’

She closed the statement by adding, “ We stand in solidarity with all Asian Americans in saying that enough is enough. #StopAsianHate #StandWithAANHPICommunity ‘

Megan and Fashion Nova are teaming up with journalist and activist May Lee to make a $ 50,000 donation to the nonprofit, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta.

Megan and Fashion Nova are teaming up with journalist and activist May Lee to make a $ 50,000 donation to the nonprofit, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta.

Megan and Fashion Nova are teaming up with journalist and activist May Lee to make a $ 50,000 donation to the nonprofit, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta is the first and only non-profit legal advocacy organization committed to protecting the civil rights of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in Georgia and the Southeast, the statement said.

Police arrested Robert Aaron Long of Woodstock, Georgia, and charged him with eight murders in connection with the spa shootings.

The suspect reportedly told investigators that his actions were not racially motivated and that he claims USA Today

Carnage: Eight people were killed, including six Asian women, in the shooting at three spas in the Atlanta area earlier this month

Carnage: Eight people were killed, including six Asian women, in the shooting at three spas in the Atlanta area earlier this month

Carnage: Eight people were killed, including six Asian women, in the shooting at three spas in the Atlanta area earlier this month

In the latest check, the Associated Press reported that federal investigators had not found enough evidence that would meet the high bar to charge the suspect with a hate crime.

According to research from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University in San Bernardino, the number of attacks on Asian Americans has increased by 150% in 2020.

In total, there were about 3,800 recorded attacks in the past year, including street libel, stabbings and vandalism at Asian American companies.

Megan also recently partnered with Fashion Nova for the $ 1 million Women On Top Fund which aims to fund “ women entrepreneurs, female students, women-owned businesses and women-focused charities, ” as reported by Billboard.

Making a Difference: Megan also recently partnered with Fashion Nova for the $ 1 million Women On Top Fund aimed at funding `` female entrepreneurs, female students, female-owned businesses, and female-focused charities ''

Making a Difference: Megan also recently partnered with Fashion Nova for the $ 1 million Women On Top Fund aimed at funding `` female entrepreneurs, female students, women-owned businesses, and female-focused charities ''

Making a Difference: Megan also recently partnered with Fashion Nova for the $ 1 million Women On Top Fund aimed at funding “ female entrepreneurs, female students, female-owned businesses, and female-focused charities ”

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