"Asian American activists and leaders were furious that council members did not rebuke Powell’s anti-Asian slurs during the hearing.
“I left after my testimony and that man was referring to me and@susanleenyc,” tweeted Asian Wave Alliance president Yiatin Chu. “This is the hate speech that fuels anti-Asian hate crimes. And our electeds were silent.”
“Can you imagine if he was saying the same about Blacks, Hispanics or Jewish ppl? Would our electeds be silent and move on as if nothing racist happened!” she raged."
Read the full article on the NY Post: https://nypost.com/2022/12/09/convicted-sex-offender-spews-anti-asian-slurs-during-nyc-council-meeting/