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Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Lee says she was pepper sprayed in racist attack

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Well done America, you never cease to amaze me.

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Attacks are happening in California and New York, not the South. And the attackers don't have red hats (or rednecks).

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Despicable racism yet again in the US against Asian-Americans, be they from Japanese, Chinese, Korean or any background.

Miss Lee is just a kid and has achieved a lot for the US. She is a winner. The filth who did this will never achieve anything, and will always remain a loser.

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America is the last country to be lecturing others like China about race relations.

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Attacks are happening in California and New York, not the South

No.

I keep up with the news from Texas where a man and his son were hospitalized after being stabbed by someone who thought they were Chinese and spreading Covid. Plenty more to read from the south.

Despicable racism yet again in the US against Asian-Americans, be they from Japanese, Chinese, Korean or any background.

Plenty of anti-China and anti-Korea rhetoric on here, sport - and not all of it directed at the governments. I read one article from ABC in your home country which stated more than 8 out of 10 Asian Australians reported discrimination during Covid.

Plenty of racism to go round, unfortunately.

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The usual suspects will come here to spew venom against the US, and probably they will never understand that though there are racists in the US (just like in any other country), the US has also been welcoming of immigrants from all corners of the world and the American civil society has done a bit to look inward and introspect.

There is a difference between institutionalized racism and racist behavior by a few losers, and racist losers will always find a voice in a diverse country where free speech is protected but that does not mean that the US as a whole is not doing enough to address these issues. If things in the US were so bad then most of these second or third generation immigrants would have packed their bags and left for their motherland.

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Well done America, you never cease to amaze me.

America is the last country to be lecturing others like China about race relations.

Lets see how outraged these comments become if and when the race of the perpetrators ever becomes public.

We all know.

I keep up with the news from Texas where a man and his son were hospitalized after being stabbed by someone who thought they were Chinese and spreading Covid. Plenty more to read from the south. 

Id keep up w the news in the red state I'm moving to as well.

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It happened in Los Angeles, one of the world's most racially diverse cities.

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It happened in Los Angeles, one of the world's most racially diverse cities.

Hysterical, poorly-educated trash are everywhere, unfortunately.

U.S. Olympic snowboard champion Chloe Kim said in April that she receives racist abuse via social media on a daily basis

This is the kind of trash you’d imagine from the drivers of the car. Almost always using sock puppet accounts.

Human rubbish.

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If famous people and Olympic champions can experience racism, just imagine the everyday people. There must be so many stories unheard out there.

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Lets see how outraged these comments become if and when the race of the perpetrators ever becomes public.

Yes, let's. I hardly think the scum would be Asian.

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Absolutely disgusting behavior.

However, it is not just violence against Asians that is happening. A couple of days ago, an Asian man on a flight from New York City to Orange County, California, was arrested for punching the female flight attendant. If I remember correctly, she suffered a broken bone and a concussion.

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Yes, let's. I hardly think the scum would be Asian.

What a silly statement. Nobody would.

Check out the FBI statistics to see which particular group are overwhelmingly the perpetrators of racial attacks against Asian Americans.

Then put 2 and 2 together.

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Everybody knows these attacks targeting Asians are almost 100% committed by blacks. There are so many videos out on the web showing this. And this article tries to thrown in "its all Trumps fault cause he said covid is a China-virus". What stupidity. Of course the mods here will delete this comment soon.

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So none of these people saw who attacked them enough to tell us what identity “group” they belong to?

sure they did.

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Well, to be fair it's not just the US alone. Racism is practically in every country. It's always been there. The pandemic merely brought it more out in the open. Even here too.

And you should see how bad it is when we travel to china in some area's and they found out you are a japanese tourist.

I am not surprise by the US too. Each year they allow so many from all over the world to enter their borders for all kind of reasons. The population just doesn't have enough time to assimilate and get familiar to each other and foster good feelings. Communities are build through a lot time and effort. You mix everything together and just keep injecting more every year and all you get is a time bomb waiting to go off with just a tiny spark. The pandemic merely ignited this anger and distrust hidden in many living there.

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American generally do not know the difference, between Chinese, Japanese or Korean, they should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law

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If it happened in LA, just be glad that’s all they drove by with.

Punks out with mommy’s car.

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Fighto!Nov. 12  04:10 pm JST

Despicable racism yet again in the US against Asian-Americans, be they from Japanese, Chinese, Korean or any background.

Miss Lee is just a kid and has achieved a lot for the US. She is a winner. The filth who did this will never achieve anything, and will always remain a loser.

She already is a champion and has achieved more than her racist attackers ever will do thruout their misbegotten lives.

JimizoNov. 12  04:37 pm JST

Attacks are happening in California and New York, not the South

No.

I keep up with the news from Texas where a man and his son were hospitalized after being stabbed by someone who thought they were Chinese and spreading Covid. Plenty more to read from the south.

Despicable racism yet again in the US against Asian-Americans, be they from Japanese, Chinese, Korean or any background.

Plenty of anti-China and anti-Korea rhetoric on here, sport - and not all of it directed at the governments

Plenty of racism to go round, unfortunately.

In Georgia one murderer killed many East Asian women who work in massage parlors. And in Austin, TX some cretins trashed a 7-11 operated by a guy named 'Nguyen' and spray-painted anti-Chinese epithets on the walls. They're too ignorant and stupid to realize that the owner's name 'Nguyen' is a Vietnamese name, not a Chinese one. And TrumpTraitor's sassymouth referrals to the 'Chinese flu' and his uncouth lippy 'kung flu' jokes have stoked the flames of hatred as well. He's always shooting his hateful yap about everyone else anyway.

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Lower class White terrorism driven by poisonous paid voices using techniques honed in 1930's Germany to drive the German People into a form of social insanity for the benefit of their Rulers and to subdue, drown out, the criticisms of those intelligent enough to see what they were doing. And, having conditioned Americans to accepting constant War but having no handy victims except those who might actually kick our butts, we make War on ourselves...

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There are idiots all over the place. That includes in the US, but it also includes everywhere else.

The murders in Georgia were not about Asians. It was about sexual issues by a 22 yr old religious man who claimed to have a sex addiction. He was sentenced to life in prison in late July for 4 of the killings in a plea deal. The families of the victims asked for that. He still might get the death penalty for the other 4 killings. He also killed 3 non-Asians, BTW. In the local news, they said he was upset about the sexual offers in the massage parlors. I don't recall whether he was a customer. A few Asian people who knew the man said they'd never heard him many any racist comments. In Fulton county, where 4 Asian women were killed, the prosecutors ARE trying to apply race and gender to the case to get heavier penalties using "hate crime" rules. The man had been in treatment for sex addiction - both live-in and live-at-home treatment methods.

He was definitely blaming the victims for his own lack of control.

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And you should see how bad it is when we travel to china in some area's and they found out you are a japanese tourist. 

I am not surprise by the US too. Each year they allow so many from all over the world to enter their borders for all kind of reasons. The population just doesn't have enough time to assimilate and get familiar to each other and foster good feelings. Communities are build through a lot time and effort. You mix everything together and just keep injecting more every year and all you get is a time bomb waiting to go off with just a tiny spark.

Wise words. Once I would have just said it’s common sense but that’s long gone.

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Please. US of AMERICA, you are the only hope for non-racial-discrimination attained!

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