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Rise of Anti-Asian Hate Revives Asian American Civil Rights Movement Sparked by Vincent Chin’s Murder

Rise of Anti-Asian Hate Revives Asian American Civil Rights Movement Sparked by Vincent Chin’s Murder

Nearly 40 years after the racially motivated murder of Chinese American Vincent Chin in Detroit, the hate crime is being seen in a new light alongside a more recent rise in anti-Asian hate across the country; one that looks similar to Chin’s case, but some experts say is much worse. One Detroit’s Bill Kubota explores how Vincent Chin’s legacy shaped Asian American civil rights activists today.

MOCAD Launches Spring Exhibit Series Celebrating Black Artistry in Detroit

MOCAD Launches Spring Exhibit Series Celebrating Black Artistry in Detroit

A new exhibit series at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) celebrates and uplifts Black artists from Detroit and the works they have created. Producer Eden Sabolboro tells the story of Detroit-native Sterling Toles, whose creative works can be seen on display at MOCAD’s new spring/summer 2022 exhibit series. 

Bookstock Returns: Detroit-Area Used Book, Media Sale Continues After COVID Hiatus

Bookstock Returns: Detroit-Area Used Book, Media Sale Continues After COVID Hiatus

Bookstock, the Detroit-area’s largest used book and media sale, returns this year after a two-year COVID-related hiatus. Host Stephen Henderson sits down with the event organizers and educators to discuss the state of literacy in metro Detroit, the importance of accessibility to books and the impact of the pandemic on education.

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