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‘We’re better than that’: Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin calls anti-Asian hate ‘un-American’

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The U.S. Defense Secretary affirmed the country had “lapsed” when it came to the rise of anti-Asian hate while giving a lecture in Singapore.

Working towards a “more perfect union”: Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke about the rise in anti-Asian attacks in the U.S. at the International Institute for Strategic Studies Fullerton Lecture on Tuesday.

Ohio woman attacks elderly Asian store owners after her card was declined

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A woman is wanted in Cleveland after going on a rampage at a local beauty store and attacking its elderly Asian owners over a failed purchase.

What happened: The incident, which was caught on surveillance video, occurred at Chic Plus Beauty Supply on Lorain Road around 5 p.m. on Friday. Police said the woman was trying to buy something using a prepaid debit card, which was declined at the counter.

Woman filmed harassing Asian dog owners reportedly identified after calling third target ‘Chinaman’

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A woman who went viral for harassing two Asian dog owners in New York City was reportedly identified after hurling slurs at a third Asian person last week.

What happened: The woman, notoriously known as “Leash Karen,” was filmed harassing an Asian person for the third time on Friday. She went viral earlier this month after complaining about unleashed dogs and subsequently being racist towards their owners.

Man Follows, Racially Harasses NYC Photographer and ‘No One Stepped in to Help’

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A man was caught on video verbally attacking an Asian woman with racist “dog-eating” questions while she documented a series of manhole explosions in New York City. 

Ming, one half of the New York-based photographer duo The Bing Buzz, was walking in Astoria, Queens on Feb. 9 when she suddenly heard a boom, according to the pair’s YouTube video posted on Feb. 11.