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San Diego :: CA :: USA | 12 months ago

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Of all the things Yoshiko Golden lost when her family was forced into a Japanese-American internment camp in 1942 her home, their beloved second-hand piano, her favorite Shirley Temple doll a high school education was the one thing she thought she

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Ichikawa :: Japan | 12 months ago

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But we haven't fully learned the lesson from that embarrassing episode. After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government rounded up Japanese-Americans, the majority of whom were U.S. citizens. Soldiers evicted them from their homes and placed

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Tōkyō :: Japan | 12 months ago

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This month marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr. shared his dream for a more equal America. But there's another anniversary looming: 25 years ago this week, the Japanese-American community celebrated a

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Fort Worth :: TX :: USA | 1 year ago

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Three decades after trying to right a wrong and apologize to Japanese-Americans incarcerated during World War II former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright will be honored for his effort on the issue...Carr Award for Courage tonight in Washington, D.C.,

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Shimoda :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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Font Resize YourHub Five Americans of Japanese descent who were forcibly removed from their homes 71 years ago and sent to live in internment camps shared their stories during the annual Day of Remembrance at the History Colorado Center. "They looked

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Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Text Size: tool goes here The daughter of organic peach farmer David Mas Masumoto is helping the public learn about the experiences of thousands of Japanese Americans who were sent to internment camps during World War II through her one-woman play.

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Sacramento :: KY :: USA | over 1 year ago

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The apology, laid out in a resolution adopted earlier this month, has no legal consequences. The state rescinded its discriminatory resolutions many years ago and gave back pay to 88 Japanese Americans who challenged their terminations. A 1983 law

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Toronto :: Canada | over 1 year ago

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For decades, she traveled across the country, recounting how her family was forced to live in an internment camp. She detailed her humiliation when friends visited her in a large barn surrounded by barbed wire. "All I could think of was how

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | 2 years ago

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The Japanese American Citizens League recently created an award commemorating a Colorado governor for his dedication in protecting the rights of people of Japanese descent in the United States during World War II. The league, established in 1929 and

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San Diego :: CA :: USA | 2 years ago

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He was 8-years old when he was sent to Santa Anita racetrack, and later Colorado with his mother and sister. (John McCoy / Staff Photographer) George Takei was only 5 when, during World War II, soldiers rounded up his Japanese-American family and

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