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Yuri Kochiyama: A Tribute by Teresa Reiko Perales

“Don’t become too narrow. Live fully. Meet all kinds of people. You’ll learn something from everyone. Follow what you feel in your heart.”-Yuri Kochiyama

My heart is heavy as I give peace to a powerful freedom fighter, Yuri Kochiyama, who is now resting in power. 618 more words

Weekend Links, Vol. 42: Happy (White, Cis, Corporate, Male) Pride?

Welcome to another week of feminist web surfing! In Weekend Links we gather a set of the most engaging journalism, prose, poetry, art, and Interweb images or memes we have come across. 255 more words

Sexual Assault

Yuri Kochiyama: Sachi's Mentor

I’d never heard about Yuri Kochiyama before her death on June 1, 2014, when I began reading articles about this 93-year old Japanese American activist. 383 more words



Reflecting on Maya Angelou and Yuri Kochiyama’s transition to ancestors, on the newborn in my family –

Responsibility. It is my responsibility to do everything in my power, in the time I have been given, with everything I have, to do what I came to this planet to do. 383 more words

Remembering Yuri Kochiyama

I met Yuri in 2002 while writing a lengthy profile of her for a local newspaper. Yuri was 80 then, but full of energy. I was amazed. 298 more words


RIP Yuri

When I found out last night that Human Rights Activist Yuri Kochiyama passed away earlier this month, I was heart broken. I mean tears in my eyes, “I’ve lost a part of me” heartbroken…all the while, I’ve never even met this woman. 350 more words


Remembering Yuri Kochiyama: She moved mountains, quietly.

Yuri Kochiyama was a human being. She believed in humans, not in nations, religions, races. She acted on that belief. She fought for the liberation of all people. 974 more words

Art Of Resistance

Jeff Nguyen reblogged this on Deconstructing Myths and commented:

Yuri Kochiyama's influential life was undeniable proof that the struggle transcends color and creeds. May she rest in peace and in power. Seattle-based hip hop group, Blue Scholars, paid their respects to Yuri Kochiyama: http://youtu.be/fcDmvJ4pb5c