Island Screening: A Reminder of Racism’s Unfairness

by Kimberly Miyazawa Frank
CEO, YWCA of O‘ahu, Hawai‘i

Kimberly Miyazawa Frank

“It is not fair.”

Those were reportedly the last words of Vincent Chin: a 27-year-old Chinese American who lost his life at the hands of two angry white autoworkers in 1982. The tragedy took place in Detroit, America’s Motor City, where many believed the increasing market share of Japanese automakers led to massive layoffs of American autoworkers. Vincent was not looking for trouble that evening. The dashing groom-to-be was simply having a night on the town with his friends celebrating his upcoming wedding.

YWCA Recognizes Women of 9/11; CNN to Air Women of 9/11 Documentary

Join us as we commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

The YWCA USA recognizes the courage and strength of our women first responders, who selflessly risked their lives to help thousands of victims of 9/11.

No such act should go unrecognized; the YWCA honors these women, and we welcome you to join the chorus.

Let us honor those we’ve lost, those who continue to serve our country and the countless “sheroes” who saved lives on September 11, 2001.