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What America Hasn't Learned 70 Years After Japanese Internment

What America Hasn’t Learned 70 Years After Japanese Internment

by Julianne Hing, Hatty Lee on February 17 2012, 9:00AM

Sunday, Feb. 19, marked the 70th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the forced internment of more than 120,000 Japanese-Americans.

Topics: History

DOJ Official Acknowledges Mistakes in Japanese American Internment Cases

DOJ Official Acknowledges Mistakes in Japanese American Internment Cases

by Asraa Mustufa on May 26 2011, 1:30PM

It’s a long overdue and highly unusual move for the Supreme Court’s top lawyer.

Topics: History

Remembering Wally Yonamine, the 'Nisei Jackie Robinson'

Remembering Wally Yonamine, the ‘Nisei Jackie Robinson’

by Thoai Lu on March 7 2011, 10:03AM

The multi-sport athlete broke barriers, and records, on two continents.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Hisaye Yamamoto, and Japanese Internment During WWII

Hisaye Yamamoto, and Japanese Internment During WWII

by Thoai Lu on February 17 2011, 11:45AM

February 19 marks the anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s executive order to imprison thousands of Japanese Americans.

Topics: Politics

Cult Actress Tura Satana Dies at 72

Cult Actress Tura Satana Dies at 72

by Jamilah King on February 7 2011, 3:23PM

The legendary actress survived abuse, internment and later inspired “Kill Bill.”

Topics: Arts & Culture

Honoring Japanese American WWII Veterans

Honoring Japanese American WWII Veterans

by Hatty Lee on October 6 2010, 5:10PM

This latest award is one of many already granted to a highly decorated group of Japanese-American soliders from WWII.

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