Who was Vincent Chin?

At last night’s conversation with Guy Kawasaki, someone in the audience asked about the 1982 Vincent Chin case and whether it made a difference to Guy’s perspective on racism or the treatment of Asian-Americans generally.

Neither he nor I had heard of the case. The questioner expressed some surprise, since she thought that it had been a big deal in the U.S.

I’m sorry to say I didn’t know a thing about it before today. So here’s the background: Murder of Vincent Chin

Friends commented on Facebook to tell me of a couple other solid resources:

Who was Vincent Chin?