Seventy-five years ago—on February 19, 1942—President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, a catalyst behind the forced removal and mass incarceration of ...
“So, one of the questions that mixed people get asked a lot is ‘What are you?’” stated Laura Kina, a Professor at DePaul University, speaking ...
Japanese American politicians and national organizations shared their concerns in the past week on a recent controversial remark about World War II Japanese incarceration as ...
We remember. We are Yonsei, fourth-generation Japanese Americans, hapa, hyphenated-Americans. While we may have grown up in different places, while you may not recognize us ...
These last several weeks after this year’s presidential election, I have grieved for my community, one that is made up largely of people from ...
How you identify culturally is almost an internal dialogue with yourself. But an eye-opener for me while making All Our Father’s Relations was how ...
At the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto there is a rare exhibition of tattoo art by the late artist and teacher Aba Bayefsky (1923 ...
When I was growing up, my family aspired to meet the “model minority” myth that was set up to direct how we Nikkei should think ...
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Most of my memoir is based on stories ...
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As you were in Chicago during the tumultuous times of the Civil Rights movement in the US, did you feel any commonality ...
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