My first source came from the ProQuest Research Library, because we’re required to have database sources and this was the first database on the English 1010 and English 1020 research guide. Initially, I simply typed in “Vincent Chin” and clicked on “Scholarly Journals” so that I would only get scholarly articles, but I quickly realized that wasn’t going to give me what I was searching for. There were multiple off-topic articles by Vincent Chin-Hung about asthma and other articles about Taiwan. I went back to the advanced options and blacklisted Chin-Hu...
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...urn influences the future and that we, as a society, will never be able to escape the past. This line of reasoning is what I want to utilize when making my argument. I want to argue that because of the impact Vincent Chin’s case had on Detroit that current residents should at least become aware of the case.
Through research, I have learned that the past is still relevant to the present, about the extent and spread of knowledge on the Vincent Chin case, and about recent cases similar to Chin’s. After sifting through all of my research, I will argue that Wayne State University’s faculty and students should know about what happened to Vincent Chin and the outcome of his case. So far, my intended audience for this argument will be Asian/Pacific Islander American (APIA) cultural clubs on Wayne State’s campus along with other APIA school organizations surrounding Detroit.
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