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Frank H. Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Frank H. Wu

How the racist killing of Vincent Chin sparked the Asian-American movement

  • Chin’s killing highlighted how Asians in America have faced racism, too, no matter how much they tried to be a ‘model minority’. His death inspired both a new degree of consciousness among Asian-Americans and a nationwide movement

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Frank H. Wu

Frank H. Wu

Frank H. Wu is William L. Prosser Distinguished Professor at University of California Hastings College of the Law (San Francisco) and president designate at Queens College, City University of New York