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Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman (9781481487726)

Kiko struggles to find her own voice in many ways. She can’t seem to be herself in crowds, even small ones. 326 more words

Book Reviews

Listening to a podcast about Fred Korematsu, the man who sued the government, Korematsu v United States, the podcasters mentioned a difference between the treatment of the Japanese and Germans living in America. 661 more words

Shifting the Lens on WWI: Stories from the Home Front

Today’s post comes from Marissa Friedman, intern at Historypin. Historypin teamed up with the US National Archives (NARA) to develop the Remembering WWI tablet app, part of the Anonymous Donor Project. 1,594 more words

Motion Pictures

Japanese internment & Elimination DACA. A Logical and emotional Fallacy

Nancy Pelosi’s statement as well as to a lesser degree  Michelle Lujan Grisham’s comparing President Trump’s decision to end the DACA executive order to the internment, confiscation of property and deportation of legal residents and citizens is a pathetic affront to the Japanese (Issei) and American citizens who suffered from President Franklin Roosevelt’s executive order 9006 in 1942. 529 more words

I Hate History..It Is Sooo Boring

Have you ever heard that before? Maybe you feel the same way? I have always enjoyed history.

In fact, my undergraduate degree from Colorado State University was in history. 1,744 more words


The Japanese Lover (Recommended)

The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

Marvelous romance intertwined with history, suffering, survival, and profound friendship.

Playing The Un-American Card: America's Real Race Card

 Let us cut to the chase, at the heart of this diatribe regarding the “un-American” and the “foreigner” is what is actually being said to the American-born person of color or the recent non-white immigrant: You are not white; therefore you are not and cannot be a real American. 2,030 more words

Human Rights