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TikTok baffled at Michigan man’s unintentional ‘racist’ comment while defending Asian man from verbal harasser

A viral TikTok video shows an unidentified man defending an Asian man from a racist in Michigan, but social media users pointed out the former became unintentionally racist as well.

What happened: TikTok user @anasiniesta_08 shared a video of a man wearing a dark navy “#FightLikeAFlynn” shirt and an Asian man in a verbal altercation at a Burlington Coat Factory in Michigan over the weekend, Daily Dot reported.

Pakistani TikToker sexually assaulted by mob of 400 men in public for hours

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A video showing a woman apparently getting groped and assaulted by a sizable mob in Pakistan has sparked online discussions about the treatment of women in the country. 

The complaint: The victim, identified as female TikTok personality Ayesha Akram, went to Lahore’s Greater Iqbal Park with her crew on Aug. 14 to film people celebrating Pakistan’s Independence Day near the Minar-e-Pakistan monument, reported Vice.

People are changing their Tinder locations to Japan so here are more Olympic athletes the internet can’t get over

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People are setting their Tinder locations to Olympic Village in the hopes of finding love with one of the world’s top athletes. 

A TikTok trend: Kassie Yeung made headlines in May when she, a self-proclaimed “petty” ex-girlfriend, shared her 5,953-mile journey to Seoul to remove a “love lock” that she and her ex had once attached to a symbolic fence on Namsan tower. She’s now back with more antics as she sets her dating prospects on none other than the Olympic athletes.

McDonald’s APA Next program features mental health services for students, advice from AAPI figures

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McDonald’s launched an initiative that will help Asian American students reach their educational goals and provide personal stories from AAPI figures such as actress Ally Maki, activist Amanda Nguyen and Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Versha Sharma.

The initiative: The program, titled “APA Next,”  was designed to “empower and uplift students through their academic journey by providing tools and resources to help them succeed,” according to The College Post.

Dante Basco, Zach Tyler Eisen surprise ‘Last Airbender’ fans with Prince Zuko, Aang reunion on TikTok

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Over a decade after “Avatar: The Last Airbender” ended, stars Dante Basco and Zach Tyler Eisen reunited in a TikTok video

Prince Zuko regains his honor: In the clip uploaded on Monday, Basco, the voice of Prince Zuko, is joined by Eisen, the voice of protagonist Aang, in an apparent impromptu reunion in the streets of New York. 

Woman accused of punching 6-year-old Asian boy in Las Vegas charged with hate crime

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A woman accused of punching a 6-year-old boy and spewing anti-Asian remarks at his family in Las Vegas has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, NextShark has learned.

What you need to know: The child’s mother, who asked to be identified only by her TikTok handle @uhmmajo, filmed the suspect as she berated her family inside The Shops at Crystals, a luxury mall located in the CityCenter complex. Her video and surveillance footage have both been helpful in identifying and arresting the suspect, she said.

The Korean Vegan calls out racist comment about Korea eating dogs, faces backlash from more vegans

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Joanne Molinaro, a vegan food blogger known as The Korean Vegan, has responded to a string of racist messages following her response to someone telling her to “get Korea to stop eating dogs.” 

The details: Molinaro received the message on Twitter on July 6, which she later shared on Instagram, in response to her video on how she went vegan. 

‘Petty’ TikToker Travels From LA to Seoul, Breaks Old ‘Love Lock’ With Ex

A TikTok user traveled from Los Angeles to Seoul, South Korea to remove a “love lock” she and her ex had attached in 2019 to a symbolic fence in Namsan Tower. 

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