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You can’t have war without racism. You can have a world without both.

After all, the 1% benefit from the theft from and exploitation of these people, so in their view, nothing else matters. And these crimes against humanity have been perpetrated for decades.    2,351 more words


WWII: Life on the Home Front...six picks for kids

WWII involved civilians more than any previous war, not only due to the millions killed in bombings and imprisonment, but also the wholehearted participation of those at home sacrificing for the sake of the armies, defending against attacks, maintaining farming and industry despite the absence of those away fighting, awaiting news of loved ones. 1,029 more words


That Special 88th Birthday

When my mother-in-law turned 88, we followed Japanese tradition and had a special birthday celebration at a country club with all of the extended family. She had made sure we were aware the 88th was special in Japanese tradition, and that we knew hers was approaching. 395 more words


Japanese-American veterans honored at Punchbowl ceremony

Their numbers are dwindling, but their courage and service will never be forgotten, and so on Sunday, Japanese-Americans who served in World War II were honored at Punchbowl. 113 more words


THEATRE. George Takei’s 'Allegiance: The Broadway Musical' On The Big Screen.

Variety Legit Editor Gordon Cox reports..

‘Allegiance’, the Broadway musical that starred George Takei in a four-month run last season, will come to movie theaters around the country in a one-night-only December screening presented by Fathom Events, the distributor of alternative cinema content.

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Not a Concentration Camp

In Eastern California there exists a name on the map, which concerns a number of people during WWII.

Manzanar is the place where 1000’s of people of Japanese Ancestry were relocated for “Their own safety!” 195 more words


Remembering the Tsuneishis of Monrovia

By Susie Ling for MOHPG’s Preservation Conversation, November 2014

Paul Tsuneishi was born in Monrovia in 1923.  Paul was the sixth of ten children and the Tsuneishis were one of the largest Japanese American families of Monrovia before World War II.  865 more words