In 1952, Sei Fujii, lawyer, civil rights activist, and newspaper publisher, stood before the California Supreme Court to challenge the Alien Land Law of 1913 ...
Beginning in the late 19th century, boosters of Los Angeles touted the region’s sunshine and mild climate as a place for health-seekers. Yet residents ...
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“10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Happy New Year!”
It’s a new year. For Americans, it’s their last holiday ...
For the column’s inaugural post, we wanted to begin with the theme of place, location, and community and to highlight two veteran poets—Hiroshi ...
Walking into the Vida Group Building on South Los Angeles Street, I couldn’t help but sense the ghosts of the past. In the grey ...
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When the Sansei went to college, they found a way to understand these contradictions through Ethnic Studies. Their fight for Ethnic Studies ...
I once heard an apocryphal story from a community activist who had worked in Little Tokyo for a long time. It went something like this ...
Little Tokyo, 1989
One night, Mario Martinez, a struggling musician from Boyle Heights, was sitting in a booth at the Atomic Café in Little Tokyo ...
He strolled leisurely through the Japanese Village Plaza, squinting slightly in the light of a five-till-noon sun. Gone were the hustle and bustle of the ...
In the last edition of The Rafu Shimpo newspaper it was written, “Kazuki Tsukuyomi, the Last Master of Go, lived just long enough to witness ...
World War II
Japanese American National Museum
city view hospital
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