My husband, our older child and I attended Seattle Opera’s “An American Dream,” which was commissioned by the Seattle Opera as a “community engagement project” and premiered on August 21. 261 more words
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Shortly after the conclusion of World War II, Eugene Rostow, a professor of jurisprudence at Yale, and subsequently a prominent civil libertarian, penned an article for… 1,572 more words
As I sit on my couch this Memorial Day, still exhausted from my trip visiting the vestiges of ten concentration camps where Japanese Americans were incarcerated by the United States government during WWII (see Densho.org for more information about incarceration), it seems only appropriate that I take a moment to remember and commemorate, in what small way I can, the actions of the 442nd regiment. 519 more words
This episode is about poet Janice Mirikitani, who has been working as a writer, editor, and activist in the Bay Area since the 1960s. The episode presents a bit of her biography, her thoughts on art, one of her poems. 267 more words
WORLD WAR II FROM A TO Z
Why must we leave our home mama?
Why can’t I go to my school papa?
Why did they say we weren’t American? 341 more words