A video showing a man who allegedly harassed a group of Asian women for wearing masks while dancing to K-pop in public has gone viral on TikTok.
What happened: TikTok user @celenana_na and her K-pop dance group, Hush Crew, were filming a dance routine in Boston’s Downtown Crossing on Sunday when the incident occurred. What they thought was an ordinary interaction escalated after the man allegedly started talking about communism and they realized he was being racist.
Emerson College officials are investigating Turning Point USA (TPUSA), a conservative nonprofit group from the college’s Boston campus, for handing out stickers that allegedly criticized the Chinese government.
What happened: The stickers, which contain a character from the mobile game “Among Us” and the words “China Kinda Sus [slang for suspicious],” were meant to criticize the Chinese Community Party and not Chinese people, Sam Neves, the president of TPUSA – Emerson, told The College Fix.
Two women of color have taken the most votes in the mayoral primary election, meaning on Nov. 2 Boston will have for the first time in its history a woman and a person of color occupying the mayor’s office.
Runoff election results: Tuesday’s primary election saw city councilors Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George taking the top and second-highest votes with Wu leading George by over 11,700 votes, reported WBZ.
A 67-year-old Asian grandmother was transported to the emergency room at Boston Medical Center after suffering from injuries during a violent robbery on May 23.
What happened: In a social media post, Instagram user annie_ihc, who goes by Annie, said the incident occurred at 10:18 p.m. around the corner of Washington and Northampton Street.
A female doctor in Boston recently detailed a harrowing racist encounter after finishing a hospital shift.
On Thursday, Massachusetts General Hospital anesthesiologist Dr. Lucy Li joined journalist Jim Braude for an interview at the show Greater Boston.
The Boston Herald on Thursday used an offensive photoshopped cover image with the words “Wok Tall,” upsetting many Asian Americans.
Herald’s ‘Wok Tall’ front page is no laughing matter for Asian-Americans via /r/asianamerican https://t.co/6CtRzj841P
Researchers at China’s Zhejiang University have developed a robot dog capable of moving and reacting to certain stimuli.
Aside from running on all fours, “Jueying,” the name of the canine robot, can climb stairs, avoid obstructions and carry up to 20 kilograms (44.09 pounds) of weight.
A man shopping for some groceries at a local supermarket in Boston could not help but confront a woman after he reportedly overheard her say racist things about Asians.
Jonathan Mande posted a video on Facebook which showed the incident which happened at Star Market in Fenway, Boston on Friday.
If you’re stuck between wanting to wear fur but not wanting to be responsible for an animal’s death, Petite Mort Fur might have the answer.
The Boston-based company, founded by Pamela Paquin two years ago, sells fashion made from roadkill, or “accidental fur,” as she calls it, reports the Associated Press. Paquin believes her company is offering a win-win alternative to customers who like the look or feel of fur but don’t want to support fur industry practices.