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Amanda Zhang, right, attends a rally at Discovery Green on March 20, 2021, in Houston. People gathered for the Stop Asian Hate Vigil and Rally after a man killed eight, including six Asians, in a mass shooting at three Atlanta spas.

Photos: Vigils in Houston and Dallas remember Atlanta victims and rally against anti-Asian violence

Mourners gathered at vigils in Houston and Dallas to honor and remember the eight victims — including six women of Asian descent — who were killed at three spas in the Atlanta area.

Qiongxia Lin prepares candles in a heart shape at the Grassy Knoll in Dallas to honor to the victims of the shootings in Atlanta. "I want to spread the love and stop the hate," Lin said.
Janet Blancett, center, at Discovery Green on March 20, 2021, in Houston. People gathered for the Stop Asian Hate Vigil and Rally after a man killed eight, including six Asians, in a mass shooting at three Atlanta spas.
Jeanie Ling, right, attends a rally at Discovery Green on March 20, 2021, in Houston. People gathered for the Stop Asian Hate Vigil and Rally after a man killed eight, including six Asians, in a mass shooting at three Atlanta spas.
Susan Mire, her husband Shawn Mire, and their children (top to bottom) Evelyn, 10, Anthony, 8, and Gracie, 6, came the Grassy Knoll in Dallas to stand in solidarity with the Asian community and denounce racism and attacks on Asian Americans.
Volunteers light candles at Discovery Green on March 20, 2021, in Houston. People gathered for the Stop Asian Hate Vigil and Rally after a man killed eight, including six Asians, in a mass shooting at three Atlanta spas.
A person holds a candle skyward during a rally at Discovery Green on March 20, 2021, in Houston. People gathered for the Stop Asian Hate Vigil and Rally after a man killed eight, including six Asians, in a mass shooting at three Atlanta spas.
Flowers lay atop a sign at Discovery Green on March 20, 2021, in Houston. People gathered for the Stop Asian Hate Vigil and Rally after a man killed eight, including six Asians, in a mass shooting at three Atlanta spas.
Wei Lin shields the flame of Marina Liu's candle during a rally and vigil held at the Grassy Knoll in Dallas in solidarity with the Asian community. The rally denounced racism and attacks on Asian Americans, and honored the victims of the shootings in Atlanta. March 21, 2021.
People gathered at the Grassy Knoll in Dallas to stand in solidarity with the Asian community and to honor the victims of the recent shootings in Atlanta.
People gathered at the Grassy Knoll in Dallas to honor the victims of the shootings in Atlanta.
Anshu Shrestha and Jospeh Matawaran sat near the vigil held at the Grassy Knoll in Dallas. The group gathered to denounce racism againt the Asian community and the recent shootings in Atlanta.

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