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Vincent Chin

Peter Liang Was Justly Convicted. He's Not A Victim

Annie Tan | Posted 02.23.2017 | Crime
Annie Tan

I understand people's instinct to stand by others in their community, but the anger and protests in support of Officer Peter Liang are misplaced. The only time I'd ever seen such a large rally of Asian Americans was in footage of my uncle Vincent Chin's case.

Ronald Ebens, the Man Who Killed Vincent Chin, Apologizes 30 Years Later

Emil Guillermo | Posted 08.27.2012 | Crime
Emil Guillermo

With the arrival this month of the 30th anniversary of the murder -- and after writing about the case for years -- I felt the need to hear Ebens express his sorrow with my own ears, so that I could put the case behind me. So I called him up, and he talked to me.

Ronald and Me: How Michael Moore Shaped the Legacy of Vincent Chin

Scott Kurashige | Posted 08.26.2012 | Detroit
Scott Kurashige

As we remember Vincent Chin, it is important to see how this incident and case were part of broader historical, economic, political, and cultural shifts in American society.

The Fiber of Our Multi-Faceted American Tapestry

Dana Tai Soon Burgess | Posted 04.27.2012 | DC
Dana Tai Soon Burgess

When people attack Asian Americans -- whether physically or verbally -- or any minority group, or that matter, the entire community suffers.

Remembering Vincent Chin: Pete Hoekstra and Being Asian in America

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Bruce Reyes-Chow

In a country that often sees race in terms of White America and Black America, like Latinos, Asian Americans live in a racial middle where we must choose between being Asian (or Chinese or Filipino or Indian) or American, but not both.

Truth: Next Exit

Theresa Q. Tran | Posted 02.15.2012 | Detroit
Theresa Q. Tran

My parents left the city in search of safer neighborhoods, better education, and ultimately a better life for their children. The growing anti-Asian sentiment that nothing to convince them to stay. Tragically, I learned to internalize a fear of Detroit.