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2013 JANM National Conference - "Speaking Up! Democracy, Justice, Dignity"


[Audio] Nikkei Activism and the Civil Rights Movement

The experiences of Nikkei involved in the Civil Rights Movement show why it has been important to reach out to other ethnic communities. In their diverse voices, activists and scholars discuss what it means to be a Nikkei activist in a broader sense as well as what it means in today’s world.


  • Daryl Joji Maeda, Chair & Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder


  • Diane C. Fujino, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Asian American Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara 
  • Greg Robinson, Ph.D., Professor of History, Université du Québec À Montréal 
  • Tamio Wakayama, Writer, Photographer

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