Olivia Munn and Asian-American Female Remark After Racist Zoom Bombing


An online rally of Asian-American women and allies, including actress Olivia Munn, aimed at tackling anti-Asian hatred, but was interrupted by the racial discriminator Zoom bombing.

“Newsroom” and “X-Men: Apocalypse” stars posted Instagram She and a group of Asian-American women hosted a virtual Lunar New Year event on Monday on “How to Stop Anti-Asian Hatred.” The rally was “targeted by a horrifying, violent, racist image and audio zoom bombing.”

The rally was closed after Zoombomber shared vulgar images and anti-Asian hate speech, but discussions resumed 15 minutes later and attendees rejoined the conversation, said the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum. Spokesman told Next Shark.

NAPAWF Executive Director Sung Yeon Choimorrow, Cocokind’s Priscilla Tsai, Tower 28 Beauty’s Amy Liu, and Asian American Girl Club and more than 100 AAPI creators attended the event.

“We were communicating to celebrate, enhance and protect the AAPI community, and we were exposed to hate crimes in real time,” Mann continued. “It was a timid and rude act.”

She said Zoombomber “temporarily interrupted” the rally, but it didn’t stop the group’s conversation.

Choimorrow said he wasn’t surprised that the community discussing racism and misogyny would be the target of Zoombombing.

“What we were talking about, even in the space we created with us, happened while we were talking about it,” she added. “There’s still a lot of work to do, but unfortunately it often falls behind the color women. But the hatred directed at us builds our collective strength as AAPI women. It doesn’t discourage you from doing it. “

Tsai, the organizer of virtual gathering, explained that more space is needed for AAPI.

“The only way I know how to get over it and handle what happened is through the community,” she said. “We are all AAPI leaders and this is our perfect example of the need to create space for each other. And to really swear we won’t be silent. This is happening. There is no retreat. “

Liu expressed the same feelings about the importance of defending each other and of different communities.

“We got together with such a big intention and became victims of hatred, but we fight back and regain space,” she said.

“Such cheap tactics do not stop our quest for equality, equality, and the prevention of hatred in Asia,” Mann wrote in her post.

She told the event attendees in an Instagram story, “I’m very sorry to be able to experience this traumatic experience together. Just as you are here for us, we are for you. I’m here. “

Munn also shared ways to combat anti-Asian hatred, including donations to NAPAWF and support for small Asian-owned businesses.

Man was voicing About the increase in anti-Asian hate crimes across the country, mostly due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“These hate crimes have skyrocketed since Covid, so that when we ask for help, we get angry with our fellow Americans, even though we’re looking for more mainstream media coverage. Even if you ask, it keeps increasing, “said the actress earlier in an Instagram post.

“Simply being a minority in this country is seen as a protest against some people,” Mann continued. “We need help to amplify our anger. We need help to feel safe in our country. We need help to be safe in our country.”

Featured image via @oliviamunn

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