On Thursday, New York state Assemblymember Ron Kim held a rally in response to the recent O’Reilly Factor segment, Watters’ World: Chinatown edition. Community leaders and elected officials gathered in front of the Fox News headquarters to express outrage and demand accountability for the offensive news clip.
Asian American representatives recounted stories in which they were personally victimized by hate speech. Other minority leaders stressed the importance of the upcoming presidential election to minority communities. The emotional rally concluded in New York’s Asian American political leaders expressed intent to take further action against Fox News’ corporate sponsors and parent company News Corp if the conservative news network does not apologize and take action against those responsible for the hurtful story.
Video of the rally can be found below.