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This week we broadcast a local discussion on Vincent Chin, a victim of a hate crime in Detroit 30 years ago, and its legacy. APEX Express contributor R.J. Lozada moderated a panel with Angela Chan, staff attorney of the Asian Law Caucus, Vincent Pan, executive director of Chinese for Affirmative Action, Ling Woo Liu, director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute, and Zahra Billoo, executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter. The panel delves into hate crimes, the short comings of recent legislation, and how each group is working together to change the culture of law and order.
On Friday, June 29, the Sweater Funk Dance Party kicks off at Elbo Room in San Francisco for $10, $5 pre-sale. https://www.facebook.com/events/418304421534885/
On Saturday, June 30 at 3 p.m. catch the opening of I-Hotel: We Won’t Move. This is a tribute exhibit for the 35th anniversary of the I-Hotel eviction. Features photographs viewable for the first time from Ira Nowinski’s I-Hotel collection. Curated by Nancy Hom. June 30 through September 15, 2012. https://www.facebook.com/events/252037998229451/
And then at 7 p.m. at SOMArts celebrate Hyphen Magazine’s milestone 10 years of publishing and 25 fabulous issues with music, food, and drink. https://www.facebook.com/events/254317918006559/
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