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“If you are questioning whether these attacks were hate crimes, you are abetting white supremacy,” she said. “If you are questioning these women’s professions, you are abetting white supremacy. If you are arguing that more cops and more incarceration will keep us safe, you are abetting white supremacy.”
“And as long as white supremacy rears its ugly head, we will have no home here…” Won added. “Each and every one of us deserves to call this country our home.”
She said she will continue to speak out in the names of the shooting victims.
“Amidst the grief and the anger, it is hard to find words fit to address an unspeakable tragedy,” Won said. “But in the names of Xiaojie, Ashley, Daoyou, and so many more: we speak up and we fight on.”