'White Devil' Unlikely Chinatown Gang LeaderPlay
Boston gang member John Willis, who also goes by "white devil" in Cantonese, will be sentenced for federal drug and money laundering charges on Aug. 15.
Willis emerged as an unlikely white member of one of Boston's Chinatown Asian gangs after joining a Chinese family and learning to speak Cantonese as a child.
- Hansi Lo Wang, reporter for NPR's Code Switch team. He tweets @hansilowang.
This segment aired on August 16, 2013.