Miya Ponsetto

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‘Soho Karen’ Miya Ponsetto Pleads Not Guilty to Hate Crime Charges

Miya Ponsetto, 22, made headlines back in late December when she tackled a 14-year-old Black boy in the lobby of a Soho hotel in New York City after wrongly accusing him of stealing her cell phone which was later found...
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‘Soho Karen’ Saying She’s Puerto Rican Highlights Anti-Blackness in Latinx Culture

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Miya Ponsetto — the woman who has become known across the U.S. as “Soho Karen”–tackled a 14-year-old Black boy to the ground in a New York City hotel lobby in December after accusing him of stealing her iPhone, when in...