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Internment art to be displayed at California museum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California museum has acquired an art collection created by Japanese Americans held in internment camps after an East Coast auction house canceled the sale of photographs and other artifacts amid protests. 338 more words


Washington Post confuses Japanese-American Sen. Mazie Hirono with Japanese-American Rep. Doris Matsui


This is Sen. Mazie Hirono:

This is Rep. Doris Matsui:

And that may not be all:

@andymstone I also don't think that's Glen Fukushima, unless he has a son… What a silly mistake…

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Jack reblogged this on Universal Journal Review.

Nylon Pink Anime Matsuri 2015 live report at JRock247

Earlier this month, I attended Anime Matsuri. There was a lot to cover so that’s what I’ll be posting about in the next few weeks. First up is my live report of the Asian-American all-girl rock band, Nylon Pink at… 70 more words


Brisk, Clear Spring Nights

(Featured Image taken by me)

[—Disclaimer—I am going to write this post as thoughts enter my mind; so, it might be difficult to connect the dots.   476 more words

Living In Japan

Northwest Genealogy Conference: An Opportunity for Nikkei to Find their Roots

This summer there will be a genealogy conference held in the Pacific Northwest, just outside of Seattle. Aside from Jamboree, which is held every June in Southern California, this is the largest genealogy event in the west. 126 more words


Ruby Hirose (1904-1960)

Although it is a part of history we do not like to admit, the United States did—and still does—have internment camps to isolate individuals that the government deems “suspect.” Native Americans were sent to live on reservations so colonists could access more desireable land. 486 more words