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Portland Paper Whitewashes Role in WWII Internments as State Honors Rights Champion, Former Internee Minoru Yasui

(Published on March 29, 2016 in The Huffington Post) The Oregonian photo page from May 10, 1942 somehow, someway found smiling young internees effortlessly going about their daily lives behind barb wire and armed soldiers. 1,224 more words

Civil Rights

Internment Camps? Not So Fast.

Perhaps you have seen the memes and posts about how Trump and his team are planning on setting up a Muslim registry based on internment camps.   315 more words

Honouliuli internment camp education center opens at JCCH

The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii opened the new Honouliuli National Monument – JCCH Education Center Saturday, with families of former Honouliuli internees in attendance to witness the blessing and dedication. 234 more words

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Lost & Found

Watch our latest short, “Lost & Found”, which tells the story of 2 boys separated by the incarceration and reunited 70 years later.

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Artist of the moment..........Matsumi (Mike) Kanemitsu

Mike also known as Matsumi, Kanemitsu was an American abstract painter and printmaker. Matsumi Kanemitsu was born in Ogden, Utah in the year 1922.

His family relocated to Japan when the artist was 3 years of age. 236 more words

Ansel Adams: Beyond Awe and Wonder

What landscape photographer doesn’t look in awe at the work of Ansel Adams? Hell, what landscape photographer, deep down, doesn’t want to beAnsel Adams? It’s not just the amazing landscapes of Yosemite because a quick check on Flickr will prove that half dome doesn’t always look as arresting in photos. 615 more words