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Fantastic Fall at the Center for Social Justice!

The Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties has many exciting events on the calendar for fall. The First Thursday Artswalk film series, begun in July, has been a great success and continues into fall with both new and award-winning documentaries. 371 more words

Gaman - Portraits of Chicago Nisei WWII Veterans

Gaman: Portraits of Chicago Nisei World War II Veterans, chronicles the experiences of six Japanese American veterans. After the United States entered World War II, Executive Order 9066 was signed, classifying all Japanese living in the United States, citizens and non-citizens, as 4C – Enemy Alien. 228 more words


Citizen 13660: It happened in the U.S.A

I picked up a sad old book for 50¢ at the Kutztown Library sale. The cover reminded me of Jean Charlot’s art. The pages were yellowed, torn in places, many illustrations were defaced with crude blue pencil marks. 491 more words


Ching chong time machine

Our softball team of the Richmond District and Rossi Playground played in the championship game of the summer CYO league.  919 more words

Short Stories

For Children

I took this paragraph out of an essay I wrote for class a year ago. This isn’t cheating because I said so. 

My life as a Japanese American today… 69 more words


                            Obon Season 2014

 I will be adding to this blog as the season progresses. Montage of some dances from the first  class. Here you can see the rough stone that will turn into a graceful swan in a few weeks. 157 more words
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Day 14: 30/30 Project: Rainy Day

I’m not posting an earlier draft here, because there really wasn’t one.  But I did want to talk a little bit about the poem which can be found  238 more words