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Elderly Korean woman gets attacked by a racist woman in Los Angeles

By KpopJoA   Thursday, February 2, 2017   371,279   13,058   555
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News of an elderly Korean lady being struck to the ground by a Caucasian woman on the streets of Los Angeles is going viral.


It has been reported to be the first incident for a Korean in the United States to be attacked since Donald Trump's presidency.  


According to Joongang Ilbo, a Korean-American who witnessed the entire scene posted the news on her Facebook page.  According to the witness, an elderly Korean woman was walking on the street when all of a sudden, a Caucasian woman came up to her yelling, "White power," knocked the elderly lady to the ground, and took off.


The startled old woman injured her head after hitting the ground.  Fortunately, a person nearby ran after the racist woman and she was arrested by police.




The captured photo shows the fragile old lady on the ground, holding onto a cloth to stop the bleeding from her head.


It was revealed that the old woman had moved to the United States 30 years ago, and is a Korean-American living a solitude life in an apartment building close to where the attack took place.


Reading this, netizens raged commenting, "How can someone do such a harmful thing to a poor old woman, making her bleed like that," "White power? Attacking an old lady is considered white power? You should be ashamed of yourself!" "White bullsh*t, crazy woman" "What is this American first talk about, sounds more like White first to me."


SEE ALSO: Footage of South Korean politician leisurely sliding luggage to aide at airport goes viral


Update: Video footage of the attacker shortly after the attack occurred:



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    StopFakeNews87 Saturday, February 11, 2017

    The only sites reporting this attack as racist are fake news and propaganda sites trying to stir up hatred.  The police investigation has turned up nothing race related, just some crazy homeless person, which there are probably 500,000 of for every actual racist.  Everybody take your crazy pills and stop spreading hatred.

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    fantasticlau Sunday, February 5, 2017

    Sorry I'm not brainwashed enough to believe this. A sane person wouldn't do such a thing in any circumstances. Dirty media play (nowadays it's everywhere especially after Trump's presidency) I say. She's either insane or this is a set up. People should stop believing stuff like this. They feed racism with those news.

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    bangeryun94 fantasticlau Sunday, February 5, 2017

    Yes, because insane people can't be racist. Got it.

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    jeyjin fantasticlau Tuesday, February 7, 2017

    idk . I know a lady who was super racist. They put her on meds for depression and she never used them again. She even calls me "friend". It makes me wonder is racism is tied to mental illness....but im no scientist

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    3percenter Friday, February 3, 2017

    This bullshit story by English illiterate Korean media is based on fucking FACEBOOK posts. The original LA Times news article covering the story states that the attacker was a mentally ill homeless woman and she was yelling "power is power." The LAPD investigation states that this was NOT a racially motivated hate crime. The poor old lady was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Another example of race-baiters trying to stir up racial tension based on lies and misinformation.

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    cmerle1 3percenter Saturday, February 4, 2017

    It may not be true but the other racial tensions and incidents are happening in the U.S. Right now.

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    3percenter cmerle1 Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Professional leftist agitators, race-mongers, and the ignorant (AKP & Korean media) are stirring up hatred and mistrust with stories like this, and labeling everyone who doesn't hold socialist self-hating views as "racists."

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    punkanimegirl13 3percenter Sunday, February 5, 2017

    Ok then. How do you feel about Trump's presidency? Just curious.

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    sinistertigress 3percenter Sunday, February 5, 2017

    The "professional leftist agitators" you're talking about are just people who know how race relations work in this country and aren't going to devalue someone's experience of discrimination. And the people who are calling out this new administration and some of its supporters on their racism come from BOTH the right and the left. Having said that, yes this article isn't well researched and is very misleading. I hope you're also willing to call out other "alternative facts" that come in from the Trump administration as you did this article.

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    bangeryun94 3percenter Sunday, February 5, 2017

    So you're angry that a homeless woman didn't scream white power but you're not angry that a homeless person assaulted an elderly woman. Got it. This is the biggest reason why everyone should just ignore your idiotic ramblings here.

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    3percenter bangeryun94 Monday, February 6, 2017

    You are pathetic. The Korean media and public fabricate a story about "racism" quoting Facebook posts, and it becomes about me hating grandmas. Typical. Sadly, elderly people get abused every second of every day everywhere, including in your perfect Korea. But the issue here is not whether beating a defenseless innocent grandma senseless is right or wrong and whether it gets your blood boiling against the attacker... why the fuck would I even state the infinitely obvious? The issue here is taking an already heartbreaking episode like this and irresponsibly twisting into malicious misinformation.

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    StopFakeNews87 cmerle1 Saturday, February 11, 2017

    99.9% of the "racial tension incidents" I've read about were anti Trump people making up lies to demonize Trump supporters. Here are a few documented examples: Yasmin Seweid, (lied about '3 white Trump supporters' harassing her) Abdoul Seweid (family tradition, look it up) Anthony Morales and Matthew Kafker at Northwestern University (staged vandalism to malign Trump) Eleesha Long at Bowling Green State University (lied about 3 Trump supporters throwing rocks) Marcus Owens at University of Iowa (got stupid drunk, knocked his teeth out, Trump blamed) Kayla-Simone McKelvey at Kean University (made phony hate threats in attempt to inspire hate) Taylor Volk at North Park University (wrote anti-LGBT messages to herself, blamed Trump) Alexis Briggs, Asha Burwell and Ariel Agudio at SUNY-Albany (claimed to be victims of hate crime, VIDEO showed they were in fact the perpetrators) Andrew McClinton in Mississippi (burned his own community church, just like Ferguson fires) Alleged 'Trump' incidents at: University of Louisiana at Lafayette (lies about hijab harassment) University of Michigan 'fire threat' hoax Vincent Palmer, Florida, accused of setting his girlfriend's car on fire and staging it as a Donald Trump-inspired hate crime Kirkland Police Department said it was alerted to a woman’s Nov. 11 Facebook post alleging that she was sexually assaulted and then ignored by police when she tried to report it. She had lied because Trump won election.

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    Baekhyun_Stan Friday, February 3, 2017

    People like this make me excited to move out of the country when i'm 18. Can't time go on faster? I hate it here because of all thebullshit/protests/idiots. What a name we've made for ourselves in America...

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    cmerle1 Baekhyun_Stan Saturday, February 4, 2017

    It has gotten so bad since Trump was elected. Makes me ashamed to be called an American. If I was in the same position, I'd want to move to another country also. I would have not said this before Trump was elected.

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    lkimismine cmerle1 Saturday, February 4, 2017

    its okay, now that hes president, all the spotlight will be on the( racist )white ppl and their true color will come out.

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    jeyjin Baekhyun_Stan Saturday, February 4, 2017

    I figured i would stay until i personally start to see all the hate and bigotry. So far, my life hasn't changed since he's been elected.

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    3percenter cmerle1 Monday, February 6, 2017

    The ones rioting, burning, destroying, and hating are the leftist agitators.

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    3percenter cmerle1 Monday, February 6, 2017

    Get a passport and go. Nobody is stopping you. This isn't North Korea.

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    Gallifreyan7 Friday, February 3, 2017

    What a shame.

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    Moogirl Friday, February 3, 2017

    The things you can find in America....... and then there is Trump too TnT

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    teleri Friday, February 3, 2017

    Disgusting :(

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    _CLeO Friday, February 3, 2017

    So this is what it means to put America 'first' is it? To the point where you get bloodshed involved...with an ELDERLY WOMAN AT THAT??!!

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    BigBlueagain _CLeO Friday, February 3, 2017

    This is what happens when you appoint an oompa loompa to the Oval Office.

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    StopFakeNews87 _CLeO Saturday, February 11, 2017

    This is what it means when aggressive crazy people are loose in the street (or possibly anti-Trump activists). Maybe do at least 5 seconds research before you start demonizing people and spreading hatred.

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    BigBlueagain StopFakeNews87 Saturday, February 11, 2017

    Sorry slick, "alternative facts" don't count here. This is Alt-right aka white supremacists. And that scum of the earth Nazi shit wouldn't dare be this brave without Trump to back them up.

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    _CLeO StopFakeNews87 Sunday, February 12, 2017

    -.-

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    BigBlueagain Friday, February 3, 2017

    That cunt needs to be bitchslapped into next week and then sent to the next one.

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    jecyka_gwapa Friday, February 3, 2017

    The Attacker seems have a Mental problem and She needs to be admitted in  a Rehab. Poor Old woman hope her wound is not severe.

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    RoAnon9935 jecyka_gwapa Friday, February 3, 2017

    Some of California's homeless would benefit from institutionalization they get so violent. So when I herd she was homeless this didn't sound so WTF of a crime anymore. Sadly people find institutionalization inhumane, THIS is why people are so cold to homeless people here, homeless are either faking being homeless, druggies, extremely unbalanced or mixture above.

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    Kimleechanee jecyka_gwapa Friday, February 3, 2017

    That's a big cop out claiming that this woman is mentally ill. She is a racist white bitch. Let's call racism what it is. Pure Hate & race entitlement. I am getting so tired of people casually throwing out mental illness as an excuse for everything. That bitch deserves everything that is coming to her. There is NO excuse for attacking children and the elderly.

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    taichou_san jecyka_gwapa Friday, February 3, 2017

    the excuse that we always heard, "mental problem" hahaha like the case when we heard some white kid shooting around at school,they will said mental problem but when black kid or muslim kid doing it,they will blame race and religion =/

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    propanda jecyka_gwapa Friday, February 3, 2017

    Mental illness doesn't make you racist. There is already enough stigma over mentally ill people. This case sounds more like Neonazi.

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    RoAnon9935 Kimleechanee Friday, February 3, 2017

    You REALLY need to meet California's homeless population. I read she was homeless then it all made sense. These people will do some random ass stuff just because and violence is one.

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    cmerle1 Kimleechanee Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Or anyone else. There's always been a huge problem with the homeless. When I worked at a mental facility, we were always full and people were crying to get help and be admitted. There aren't enough facilities for the mentally ill in the U.S.

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    RoAnon9935 cmerle1 Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Not just that but institutionalization is frowned on and face it some of these people would have better lives locked up. California has a problem with violent homelss people, Not so fun fact: A violent homeless man was killed in the starbucks you see Leo from VIXX visit in one of their episodes where they went to Kcon. Poor kid who has to live with what he did in self defense. And everyone around here knew that dude to and knew his violent tendencies. And that is another reason why I believe in institutionalization for these guys they usually end up dead at the end in the hands of someone.

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    cmerle1 RoAnon9935 Saturday, February 4, 2017

    I'm in Texas and we have the same problem here. There is just not enough resources to take care of them. I definitely agree with what you're saying.

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    lkimismine RoAnon9935 Saturday, February 4, 2017

    i'm confused what happened to leo?

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    RoAnon9935 lkimismine Sunday, February 5, 2017

    No just saying crazy homeless happen here and was mentioning probably a familar location here as a point that this was not the first time nor the last time that homeless here has attacked someone. Just waking up so hope that makes sense my brains not exactly turned on yet.

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    StopFakeNews87 Kimleechanee Saturday, February 11, 2017

    The police have found no evidence of racism other than the original facebook post trying to spread hatred. Asian witnesses, video surveillance, and police could not confirm any racism. Most of the "racist incidents" reported have been anti-Trump activists. Yasmin Seweid and Taylor Volk are just the tip of the iceberg.

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