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The Beastie Boys Call Out Racism Towards Asian Community Amid Pandemic

The Beastie Boys Call Out Racism Towards Asian Community Amid Pandemic

The Beastie Boys are not down with discrimination.

The “Intergalactic” New York hip-hop collective condemned racism towards the Asian community in a Facebook post on Thursday (April 9).

“How about we give it a break with racism. Being hateful towards people of Asian descent will not keep you safe from this Coronavirus. We’re all in this together,” the post reads.

To date, there have been over 1.6 million cases of the illness, and over 97,000 deaths as a result.

Founding Bestie Boys member Adam Yauch sadly died in 2012.

Many stars have also called out racist rhetoric from the White House amid the ongoing health crisis. Find out who else…

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