Korean Journalist Called ‘Ch*nky’ While Reporting on Jewish Hasidic Community in NYC
ABC reporter CeFaan Kim was accosted with racial slurs while reporting on Jewish Hasidic schools open in a Brooklyn “red zone” on Tuesday.
Kim was on scene at one of the schools, Bais Yaakov D’Chassidei Gur on 51st St. in Midwood, to report on the “blatant violation of state executive order,” when a man in a blue jacket from the community approached and yelled slurs.
According to Kim, the man identified as Hasidic Jewish and called the reporter “chinky” seven times, while going on “about his feelings about Chinese people.”
“Come here ch**ky… Let me give you a little corona,” he said, claiming he had the virus.
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