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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

Travel

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

Monrovia

Supporters of sovereignty air grievances at Iolani Palace

More than a hundred people gathered at Iolani Palace Sunday as part of an event calling statehood the “second overthrow, return to the crime scene.” 120 more words

News

The Translation of Love by Lynne Kutsukake

Back in May, our book club read Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, and we all loved it. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet… 1,525 more words

Canadian Lit

WHY AMERICA – JAPANESE AMERICANS IN WWII

In the early morning hours of a quiet Sunday morning on a beautiful island in the South Pacific, life was good.  A gentle breeze blew in from the oceans and the island was slowly coming to life.  722 more words

Book review: Paper Wishes, by Lois Sepahban

Sepahban, Lois. Paper Wishes. Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2016. $16.99. ISBN 9780374302160. 181 pgs. Ages 9-12. P7Q8.

Ten year old Manami lives on Bainbridge Island in Washington. 188 more words

Book Reviews

Report: ADL Secretly Supported Internment of Japanese Americans in WW2

Israeli Official Calls for ‘Mega-Event’ to Cleanse Palestinians from Area C

By Richard Edmondson

Think about how many times you’ve heard Zionists fly into a rage when somebody happens to draw an analogy between Israel and Nazi Germany. 946 more words

Commentary