60 Vincent Chin Revisited

Jul 06, 2017, 07:00 AM

The thirty fifth anniversary of his attack was on June 19. I thought I would take another look, a deeper dive if you will, into this case.

The brutal baseball bat attack on Chin in Detroit on a hot summer night in 1982 led to the Asian American Civil rights movement as well as mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines, Federal hate crime legislation and other significant changes to the US judicial system.

#Murder, #Civil Rights, #Michigan, #Asian-American, #Detroit