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Honolulu Councilman Accused of Racism, Transphobia for Blackface in ‘America’s Next Top Model’ Skit

Augie Tulba

Social media users expressed concern after Filipino American Honolulu Council member Augie Tulba shared a video showing him in blackface in a parody of “America’s Next Top Model.”

Video resurfaces: The clip, which is more than 10 years old, was reshared by Tulba on Instagram over the weekend, according to KITV. The caption of his post read: “We laughed so hard filming this segment. #FunTimes.”

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.

Missouri Restaurant Deletes Social Media Accounts After Hanging Racist ‘Coronavirus’ Pinata

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A St. Louis County restaurant faced backlash for a racist piñata it displayed as it kept doors open to customers despite COVID-19 lockdown orders.

On May 4, Camila’s Tex Mex, located in Eureka, MO, allowed people to enter its establishment due to poor weather conditions even though St. Louis County is currently under lockdown, according to Riverfront Times.

Beauty Products CEO Goes on Racist Rant Over Vietnamese Nail Salons, Mocks Vietnamese Language

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A beauty entrepreneur has sparked outrage after referring to Vietnamese salons as the “biggest enemy” in the nail business, claiming that their practices do nothing but “destroy” the industry.

“I cannot support any partner that supports the Vietnamese,” said Larry Gaynor, who founded TNG Worldwide in 1985 and currently serves as its president and chief executive officer.