The ad world is responding to the hate crimes against the Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities following shootings in Asian massage parlors in Atlanta that left eight people dead. These horrific events are the latest in a surge in violence against the AAPI community since the start of the pandemic, spurred by misplaced fear and anger over COVID-19.
Below is a live blog tracking responses from brands, media companies and agencies as they take a stand against racism and social injustice.
We also invite you also to read our previous blogs documenting industry responses to racial injustice in 2020:
• “A regularly updated blog tracking brands' responses to racial injustice”
• “How brands and agencies responded to racial injustice in the first month following George Floyd's death”