Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Asian-Americans

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Anti-Filipino racist sign in California in the 1920sBy Paul Welitzkin in New York (China Daily USA):

Ferguson topic of Asian-American talk

Updated: 2014-12-11 12:59

Are there lessons for the Chinese and Asian-American communities from the Eric Garner and Michael Brown Jr. incidents in which confrontations between the two black men and police left both men dead and resulted in no legal charges against the police?

A panel will explore that topic Thursday at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York City. Moderated by New York Times journalist Sewell Chan, the panel also will examine how different communities have been affected. Panel members Chhaya Chhoum, Kevin Park, Neriel David Ponce, and Sahra Vang Nguyen will also look at race and racism, the justice system and social justice. …

“This is first and foremost a community forum, so audience voice is equally critical as the panelists,” said Beatrice Chen, MOCA’s director of…

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