10._Racism_and_anti-Asian_Violence

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Racism and anti-Asian Violence
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Vincent Chin Killing 1982 Detroit: recession and rise of Japanese automakers Vincent Chin, a 27 year old, on his bachelor’s party, gets into a fight with two laid-off autoworkers They blame Japan for problems to the US economy and thinking Chin was Japanese,
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Anti-Asian Violence Hate crimes: motivated by race, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, gender, sexual orientation or age Increase after 9/11 against Muslims and those who look like Muslims In 2002, the most commonly reported hate crime offense against I ncidents of Anti- Asian Violence 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 1 9 5 7 2 0
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Verbal and Symbolic Assaults John Suzuki, a 35 year employee of Chevron, called a “stupid Jap” by managers (March 2010) after Suzuki requested medical time off Senator John McCain exclaims, “I hate gooks” in 2000 and refuses to apologize even during his presidential bid in 2008
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course ETHS 220 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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