A disturbing and racist letter directed at Asian Americans was sent to the business — The hateful words calling them “ugly,” “smelly” and “disgusting” have left Vicky Mai in disbelief. In response, city leaders say there’s no room for racism in Healdsburg. “It’s just really heartbreaking. It’s just a really disturbing letter,” Mai said.
We’ve learned this racist letter was also sent to other Asian owned nail salons across the state. Asian health care worker attacked in Los Gatos
Among the hateful stereo-types and epithets within it, Asian Americans are told to leave the county. The owner told KRON4 she’s now worried about the safety of her workers and customers.
“I can’t believe that this actually happened and I hope that somehow things will get better,” Mai said. Mai is of Vietnamese descent and opened this business up four years ago. Postmarked from San Bernardino, it came just days after a gunman killed eight people at spas and massage parlors in Atlanta — Six of those victims were Asian women.
The letter was sent to Mai’s salon All Polish Nails & Spa, on March 22nd. Video: Asian woman attacked outside NYC apartment as staff avoid stepping in
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