Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Voices: Who Is Vincent Chin? - NBC News

Powerful video: "Jubilee Project: Voices" is part of "NBC Asian America Presents...," a new video channel that will feature documentaries centered around themes and voices found in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

ft. Phil Yu Angry Asian Man, Tanzila Ahmed #GoodMuslimBadMuslim, Jenny Yang, etc

Voices: Who Is Vincent Chin? - NBC News

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Liang Sentencing Prompts #APIs4BlackLives, #Justice4Liang Responses Amid Accountability Debate - NBC News

my article at NBC Asian America
"But if we believe in racial justice, we cannot excuse an officer for killing an innocent, unarmed Black man and failing to provide medical help—just because he is Chinese like us. Instead, we should unite our community to fight for the indictment of white officers, or those of any race, and stand in solidarity with other communities of color who demand justice for all victims,"
Liang Sentencing Prompts #APIs4BlackLives, #Justice4Liang Responses Amid Accountability Debate - NBC News

Friday, April 15, 2016

Officer Peter Liang and the Asian-American Community: Scapegoating, Justice, or Something Else? UM Law School

Officer Peter Liang and the Asian-American Community: Scapegoating, Justice, or Something Else?

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang on a panel with Peter Liang's defense attorneys
University of Michigan Law School
Friday, April 15, 12:00-1:00 pm, Hutchins Hall 220
https://www.law.umich.edu/events/Pages/EventDetails.aspx?EventKey=26885:0:20160415T113000&StartDateTime=04/15/2016

Updates:
Powerful University of Michigan Critical Ethnic and Asian/ Pacific Islander American Graduate Group statement re recent UM Law School APALSA event
(1) Critical Ethnic and Asian/ Pacific Islander... - Critical Ethnic & APIA Studies Graduate Student Group

University of Michigan APIA Studies graduate student in PRI article re Peter Liang case
“I realized that they had a more nuanced view than I originally thought. They realize that Peter Liang had done something wrong, but were angry about the fact that he was the first to be convicted in a decade,” she says. “It made me realize the necessity to have this kind of conversation between first generation immigrants and second generation who have more access to social justice.”
Asian American activists get busy after a former NYPD officer gets probation | Public Radio International

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Thousands Rally After Conviction of Ex-Cop Peter Liang in Death of Akai Gurley - NBC News

my article for NBC Asian America
"We care about the tragic loss of Akai Gurley, and we care about the future of our children...We are here because we are afraid what happened to Akai Gurley and Peter Liang could happen to us and to our children."
Thousands Rally After Conviction of Ex-Cop Peter Liang in Death of Akai Gurley - NBC News

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Disparities Facing Asian-Americans in the Healthcare System: Frances Kai-Hwa Wang - YouTube

Keynote Speech at Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association (APAMSA) at University of Michigan Medical School, January 23, 2016

Disparities Facing Asian-Americans in the Healthcare System: Frances Kai-Hwa Wang - YouTube

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Man Charged With Vincent Chin's Death Seeks Lien Removed, Still Owes Millions - NBC News

Latest developments on Vincent Chin case. Written by Emil Guillermo and Frances Kai-Hwa Wang for NBC News Asian America.
"It is beyond outrageous that this unremorseful killer is suing for attorney's fees that would allow him to continue evading payment for beating Vincent Chin to death 23 years ago," Zia said.
Man Charged With Vincent Chin's Death Seeks Lien Removed, Still Owes Millions - NBC News