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Justice Thomas: 'Above George Takei's Intellectual Pay Grade'

“Thomas’s discussion was clearly above George Tekei’s intellectual pay grade. He owes the quiet justice a big, fat apology.”

Wesley J. Smith writes:

Tekei claimed falsely… 192 more words


Remembering the 442nd

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

Episode 2: Working for Love (with Janice Mirikitani)

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


Japanese American Internment: Life in the Camps

Japanese Americans’ education, employment, food sources, and living conditions changed drastically and made it very difficult for them to return to the lives they lived before internment… 7 more words

World War II

World War II from #AtoZChallenge #NaPoWriMo - J is for Japanese American Internment


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


Manzanar's Japanese Gardens - Excerpts from the 2014-2015 NAJGA Journal

Creating Beauty Behind Barbed Wire by Jeff Burton and Mary Farrell

“A desolate prison camp in the high desert seems an unlikely place for a Japanese garden contest, let alone an outstanding collection of Japanese gardens. 406 more words

Japanese Garden

Crowdsourcing Mornings: George Takei's Legacy Project

This is Crowdsourcing Mornings! This post takes place every weekday morning and highlights one crowdsourcing project I liked from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or other crowdsourcing websites. 412 more words