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AERA Statement on the Shootings in Atlanta and Growing Anti-Asian Violence

"The shooting deaths of eight people, including six women of Asian descent, in Atlanta is a horrendous tragedy, and just the latest incident in an ever growing wave of mass violence in our country. We extend our deepest sympathy to the loved ones of the victims and to communities in Atlanta and across the United States that have been deeply affected by this senseless assault." —AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine and President Shaun R. Harper. Read more