Joe X. Jiang, Ken Shima and Simon Tam of The Slants performing at Dante’s, in Portland, Oregon, in 2016. Photo: Getty Images

The Slants: Asian-American band who took the fight for their name to the US Supreme Court

  • When ‘Chinatown dance rock’ group tried to trademark their name, little did they know it would begin a years-long legal battle
  • ‘Art is a form of activism’ says founder and bass player Simon Tam, who uses music to champion the overlooked and under-represented
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Joe X. Jiang, Ken Shima and Simon Tam of The Slants performing at Dante’s, in Portland, Oregon, in 2016. Photo: Getty Images
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