Post Tagged with: "Danny Chen"

Around 100 people turned out on Danny Chen Way, on a stretch of Elizabeth Street, to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the soldier’s death.

Chinese Community Commemorates Danny Chen

East Asian, Manhattan October 6, 2017 at 5:04 pm

On the sixth anniversary of the death of Pvt. Danny Chen, many gathered on a stretch of road named after the soldier to remember the Chinatown native, reports World Journal.

After the memorial service for Pvt. Danny Chen, attendees marched to the stretch of Elizabeth Street that was co-named for the soldier in 2014. (Photo by Wellington Chen)

Remembering Danny Chen, Five Years On

East Asian, Manhattan October 6, 2016 at 4:04 pm

Chinatown residents attended a memorial for Pvt. Danny Chen, held every year since his death while stationed in Afghanistan, reports Downtown Express.

Scene of a court hearing. (Production photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Watching the Opera of Pvt. Danny Chen’s Life and Death

Culture, East Asian, In the News June 20, 2014 at 8:04 pm

The premiere on June 14 provoked strong reactions, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Playwright David Henry Hwang (Photo by Lia Chang, Creative Commons license)

Pvt. Danny Chen’s Tragedy Comes to the Stage

Culture, East Asian, Immigration, In the News May 19, 2014 at 12:13 pm

The story of Danny Chen, who killed himself in 2011 after suffering from racist hazing by fellow soldiers, is the subject of a new opera written by David Henry Hwang and composed by Huang Ruo. Sing Tao Daily reports on a discussion of their work by the two artists.

Relatives of Pvt. Danny Chen, including his parents, father Yan Tao Chen. mother Su Zhen Chen, led the march through Chinatown on Thursday night. (Photo by Serena Solomon/DNAinfo)

Anger at Latest Verdict in Danny Chen Bullying Trials

Crime August 20, 2012 at 5:06 pm

The “light sentence” in the third conviction of a soldier implicated in the hazing suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen has upset community advocates, reports DNAinfo. Staff Sgt. Blaine Dugas’ sentencing to a reduction in rank and time served has angered some advocates, who say he was in a position to stop the bullying.

Sgt. Adam Holcolmb and Pvt. Danny Chen (Photo from OurChinatown)

30-Day Sentence in First Danny Chen Bullying Trial

Crime August 1, 2012 at 11:58 am

In the first of eight military trials in the death of Pvt. Danny Chen, Sgt. Adam Holcomb was sentenced yesterday to 30 days in military jail and allowed to stay in the military after he was found not guilty of the most serious charges against him on Monday, DNAinfo reported.

Army Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, died on October 3, 2011. (U.S. Army via DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: Danny Chen’s Mother Denies Disowning Him

Crime, Culture July 27, 2012 at 6:55 pm

In our end-of-the-week roundup: the testimony of Army Pvt. Danny Chen’s mother; the occupations least-filled by African-Americans; a showing of Haitian art; a new book on LGBT youth of color; an unsettling study on condom use among black teens; the religious beliefs of Korean-Americans; and a capoeira school in the Bronx.

Su Zhen Chen and her son Private Danny Chen. (Facebook via DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: First Military Trial in Death of Pvt. Danny Chen

Crime, Politics July 23, 2012 at 5:20 pm

Today’s stories include army trials in the death of Pvt. Danny Chen, the “purging” of Florida and Colorado’s voter rolls, an update on the sex abuse scandal in Brooklyn’s Orthodox community and the announcement that President Barack Obama has recruited an Indian-American celebrity to help him register voters.

Chen’s mother, Su Zhen Chen, speaks at a recent press conference in Chinatown. (Photo by Aline Reynolds / Downtown Express)

Voices in Focus: Anti-Hazing Bill Inspired by Danny Chen’s Suicide

Crime, Politics May 21, 2012 at 12:57 pm

Today we have news of proposed legislation to curb military hazing, inspired by the suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen; a lawsuit alleging anti-Semitic bullying; a report that denies allegations of anti-Semitism at Brooklyn College; a reaction to the NYPD’s plans to combat racial profiling; and a South-Asian fundraiser for President Barack Obama.

Danny Chen's family (Photo from Sing Tao)

Ippies Highlight: Breaking the Story of Pvt. Danny Chen’s Alleged Bullying

Crime, East Asian April 20, 2012 at 4:06 pm

To showcase the best New York City journalism in languages other than English published last year, Voices of NY is running translations of articles that won Ippies at last week’s gala. This report from Oct. 10, 2011, by Jacky Tik Wong at the Chinese-language publication Sing Tao Daily, won second place for best investigative/in-depth story.

Poet in residence DFaye Anderson performs at Marjorie Eliot's Sunday Jazz concert.  (Photo by DNAinfo/Paul Lomax)

Voices in Focus: The Power of Music

Crime, Culture April 13, 2012 at 12:08 pm

Music awakens elderly people who had been thought lost to dementia; soldiers charged in Pvt. Danny Chen’s bullying to be tried Stateside; some advice to the Pakistani community from a prominent U.K. Pakistani; and a 20-year-old jazz salon in a Washington Heights living room is still going strong.

A memorial to Juan Baten in his family's home had an old photo of him with a friend. (Photo by DNAinfo/Meredith Hoffman)

Voices in Focus: No Facebook For Teens at Brooklyn Orthodox School

Crime, Culture April 2, 2012 at 1:20 pm

A Jewish school bans Facebook; the owner of a tortilla factory where a man died after falling into a dough mixer last year has been arrested; training for voter outreach workers; proposed new rules on hazing in the military after the death of Danny Chen; and an editorial offers context on the Trayvon Martin case.

Voices in Focus: Women’s Human Rights to Star at Film Festival

Crime, Economy, Video March 12, 2012 at 12:31 pm

The relatives of Pvt. Danny Chen respond angrily to news from the courts-martial of the soldiers accused of bullying him prior to his suicide; a drop in black unemployment turns out to be a statistical blip; Chinatown Restaurant Week continues; an anti-bullying video contest in South Brooklyn; and a film festival focusing on Women’s human rights.

Voices in Focus: Two Reports Paint Bleak Picture for Asians

Asian, Crime, Video March 5, 2012 at 11:33 am

An ex-con motivates Brooklyn teens to stay fit; a report points to an increase in suicide rates for Asian women, while another debunks the idea of Asians as a “model minority”; more on the Queens ponzi scheme that targeted Latinos; and a trial date for the first soldier accused of bullying Pvt. Danny Chen.

Stefan Komar led a demonstration against the use of the term "Polish Concentration Camps" outside News Corporation last year.

Voices in Focus: Fake Signatures Sink Petition to Extend Little Italy Fest

Crime, Culture, Health, Media, Opinion February 27, 2012 at 11:18 am

An update on the controversial request to extend Little Italy’s San Gennaro festival; the latest on the trails of soldiers accused of tormenting Pvt. Danny Chen; an Associated Press clarification fails to appease critics; and a plea to black mothers.