By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
A Chinese student from the University of Southern California is detailing a racist and homophobic incident which occurred at an apartment complex near campus.
Ivan Tsang was enjoying a quiet evening outside his complex Saturday night when suddenly he heard someone yelling at him from several floors above.
Ching Chang Chong mother f**ker gay, Tsang recalls hearing from above.
“Somewhere mixed in with the slurs were “not 1, not 2, but three eggs aimed clearly at me, while constantly calling my beautiful name, ‘Ching Chang Chong motherF**ker gay and other assorted words,” Tsang wrote on his Facebook page.
Comments on his Facebook page have been supportive.
“This is disgusting and hateful. We need to stand up against this type of degrading racism,” wrote one commenter.
“I feel for you man,” wrote another. “Absolutely absurd that this happened to you. Thank you for speaking up about it.”
“Hey Ivan, racism is unfortunate reality that exists pretty much everywhere,” said another person. “But most people are good and strive to make our world better. I’m sorry about what happened to you man, it’s sad sh*t like this happens at a place we call home.”
The incident has been reported by such national news outlets as the Washington Post.
USC Vice President for Student Affairs Ainsley Carry released a statement Sunday night.
“Early Sunday morning a member of our USC community reported an incident of discrimination and prejudice that was threatening and unconscionable. An undergraduate student notified us that while sitting outside his campus residence he had eggs thrown at him accompanied by racial slurs. This act was shameful and will not be tolerated at our university.”
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