Posted on 13 September 2013.
By Doug Chin
Special to the Northwest Asian Weekly
The decision by federal Judge Thomas Zilly to overturn the unanimous verdict of an eight-person jury that the City of Medina and City Manager Donna Hanson fired Police Chief Jeff Chen because of racial discrimination and to order a new trial was atrocious. Read the full story
Posted in Commentaries, Vol 32 No 38 | 9/14-9/20
Posted on 17 May 2013.
By Doug Chin
SPECIAL TO THE NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY
In March, an eight-person federal jury found the City of Medina and City Manager Donna Hanson guilty of firing former Police Chief Jeffrey Chen because of his race. As Chen’s attorney Marianne Jones stated, Hanson fired Chen because of “old school racism.” Read the full story
Posted in Commentaries, Vol 32 No 21 | 5/18-5/24
Posted on 23 July 2012.
Doug Chin (left) and Art Chin
4Culture, King County’s cultural services agency, awarded $6000 to the Greater Seattle Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) and its affiliate, the Greater Seattle Chinese American Historical Society, to write and publish the history of Chinese in Washington State. The publication will be prepared by Doug and Art Chin, and will be the first book published on the social history of the Chinese in Seattle. The society previously received a $20,000 grant from the City of Seattle’s Department of Neighborhoods to establish local Chinese American history. With the money, the society produced an exhibit on a timeline of the Chinese American legacy in Washington state. Read the full story
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 31 No 30 | 7/21-7/27