“Then suddenly, this random guy comes up to me out of nowhere, with no mask covering his mouth, repeatedly asking me, ‘Yo why do Chinese people eat dogs?’ and aggressively following me around,” Ming said in the video.
She then mentioned that the incident occurred at Broadway station above 31st Street on Broadway in Astoria.
“That meant that he just targeted me as he was walking down the staircase,” she added. “There’s a huge spike in anti-Asian hate crimes nowadays, and there needs to be more awareness surrounding this issue.”
The man continued to follow Ming, as seen in The Bing Buzz’s video.
“What’s also crazy is that there were so many people standing around watching… no one stepped in to help, even though they saw that I was running up and down the block and around them, trying to dodge the guy from coming at me and continuing to harass me,” she said. “Anti-Asian hate crimes and harassments like this need to be stopped. There’s such a lack of media coverage on this and we are scared.”
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