April 08, 2021

Bay State Banner: Senator Warren confronts anti-Asian bias

Like many small-business owners, Lorraine Tse has been dealing with the economic effects of the pandemic on her Quincy-based travel agency and transportation service for over a year. But as a Chinese American, she is also nearing the anniversary of what she described as a racially charged verbal and physical assault at a Dunkin as she picked up coffees for her staff last May.

Tse, who owns Sunshine Travel, broke down in tears as she recounted the alleged attack to U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren during a walking tour of small Quincy businesses with Massachusetts Speaker of the House Ron Mariano, state Rep. Tackey Chan and other local leaders last Thursday.

Tse said that as she talked to staff about an issue with her order, another patron began shouting at her to go back to China and threatening to hit her with her pocketbook.


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By:  Angela Rowlings
Source: Bay State Banner