(PHOTOS) Protesters call for end to anti-Asian violence

Kat holds a protest sign on Buford Highway in front of the City Farmer’s Market in Chamblee during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.

Chamblee, GA — Demonstrators gathered along Buford Highway in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021, calling for an end to anti-Asian violence during ANSWER (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) Coalition’s National Day of Action.

ANSWER Coalition’s Satya Vatti said, “We are here today in response to the shootings that took place last Tuesday (March 16) in Atlanta, the massacre that happened targeting Asian-American workers.” Vatti said similar actions protesting anti-Asian hate and demanding the U.S.  Government and corporate media stop bashing China were taking place simultaneously in over 60 cities across the country.

On Saturday, March 27, 2021, Ans Solo (l) and Leo Lang hold protest signs on Buford Highway in front of the City Farmer’s Market in Chamblee during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
On Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Chamblee, demonstrators take part in ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Similar actions took place simultaneously in over 60 cities across the country. Photo by Dean Hesse.
On Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Chamblee, demonstrators take part in ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Similar actions took place simultaneously in over 60 cities across the country. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Liz takes part in ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
On Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Chamblee, demonstrators take part in ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Similar actions took place simultaneously in over 60 cities across the country. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Estevan Hernandez from the Party for Socialism and Liberation speaks during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Hongbin Wang holds a protest sign on Buford Highway in front of the City Farmer’s Market in Chamblee during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Jennifer Nguyen holds a protest sign on Buford Highway in front of the City Farmer’s Market in Chamblee during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
On Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Chamblee, demonstrators take part in ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Similar actions took place simultaneously in over 60 cities across the country. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Jack reacts to a speaker during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
On Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Chamblee, demonstrators take part in ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Similar actions took place simultaneously in over 60 cities across the country. Photo by Dean Hesse.
ANSWER Coalition’s Natalie Villasana speaks during National Day of Action on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
On Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Chamblee, demonstrators take part in ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Similar actions took place simultaneously in over 60 cities across the country. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Leo Lang takes part in ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Kathlene Stinson points a protest sign toward traffic on Buford Highway during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
On Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Chamblee, demonstrators take part in ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Similar actions took place simultaneously in over 60 cities across the country. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Emily Fisher holds a sign on Buford Highway in front of the City Farmer’s Market in Chamblee during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Cary reacts to a speaker during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Monica Villavicencio takes part in ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Shane Brown reacts to car horns during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Shane Brown holds a protest sign on Buford Highway during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Jennifer Nguyen (l) and Emily Fisher point protest signs toward Buford Highway traffic during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Victoria Filipowski holds a protest sign during ANSWER Coalition’s National Day of Action in Chamblee on Saturday, March 27, 2021, demanding an end to anti-Asian violence and China bashing. Photo by Dean Hesse.

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