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Faces of Civil Rights, Then and Now: Paul Kitagaki Jr.'s Gambatte! Project

Darryl Mori

“The faces from the photographs staring up at me as I searched for my family in the National Archives have always haunted me,” Paul Kitagaki Jr., recalls. “I wanted to know the story behind the faces and discover how they survived and created a new life after the war.”

Commemorating a Justice Landmark: 30 Years of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Darryl Mori

It took just seconds for U.S. President Ronald Reagan to sign the document. Yet the journey to that moment spanned more than four decades.

Commemorating a Justice Landmark: 30 Years of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Darryl Mori

It took just seconds for U.S. President Ronald Reagan to sign the document. Yet the journey to that moment spanned more than four decades.

Commemorating a Justice Landmark: 30 Years of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Darryl Mori

It took just seconds for U.S. President Ronald Reagan to sign the document. Yet the journey to that moment spanned more than four decades.

Commemorating a Justice Landmark: 30 Years of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Darryl Mori

It took just seconds for U.S. President Ronald Reagan to sign the document. Yet the journey to that moment spanned more than four decades.

Commemorating a Justice Landmark: 30 Years of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Darryl Mori

It took just seconds for U.S. President Ronald Reagan to sign the document. Yet the journey to that moment spanned more than four decades.

Commemorating a Justice Landmark: 30 Years of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Darryl Mori

It took just seconds for U.S. President Ronald Reagan to sign the document. Yet the journey to that moment spanned more than four decades.

Commemorating a Justice Landmark: 30 Years of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Darryl Mori

It took just seconds for U.S. President Ronald Reagan to sign the document. Yet the journey to that moment spanned more than four decades.

Commemorating a Justice Landmark: 30 Years of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Darryl Mori

It took just seconds for U.S. President Ronald Reagan to sign the document. Yet the journey to that moment spanned more than four decades.

Commemorating a Justice Landmark: 30 Years of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Darryl Mori

It took just seconds for U.S. President Ronald Reagan to sign the document. Yet the journey to that moment spanned more than four decades.

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DMo is a writer based in Los Angeles, specializing in the arts and the nonprofit sector. A Sansei and a native of Southern California, he has written for UCLA and the Japanese American National Museum, where he serves as a volunteer. He currently works in fundraising and external relations for Art Center College of Design.

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