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SF Gate: Twitch & JustinTV Founder Victimized by Hate Crime

posted by Randall

This just goes to show you racism knows no boundaries.

SF Gate reports that the San Francisco home of Justin Kan, the founder of JustinTV and Twitch, was vandalized with a racist message scrawled on his garage.

Security video caught a bearded White man with with a grey hoodie, baseball cap and a black marker in the act at 3:30 a.m. last Saturday morning.

Justin Kan

“I haven’t had any racist experiences in America,” Kan said. “It was a huge surprise.”

Kan sold his company Twitch to Amazon in 2014 for $1 billion. He attracted wide attention when he livestreamed his life on JustinTV 24/7 in 2007.

Kan is the son of a Chinese immigrant. You can read about his past experiences with racism and thoughts on diversity in Silicon Valley in SF Gate.

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