The vigil was organized by three students in the wake of the Atlanta spa shootings.
The UMD President wrote that he would attend a vigil on McKeldin Mall on Wednesday.
Some are shocked by the graphic nature of the attacks, but they understand that anti-Asian racism has deep roots.
Violence against Asian Americans is getting worse during the pandemic. Where do we go from here?
Student leaders who are members of this community cheered the group's creation.
The model minority myth perpetuates anti-Black racism among Asian Americans.
The organization is celebrating both Pride Month and AAPI Heritage Month this April.