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Butler Center Legacies & Lunch today at noon: Frank Sata

Each month (usually the first Wednesday), the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies hosts “Legacies & Lunch”.  This month the program features Frank Sata discussing Unlikely Foundation: How WWII Internment in Arkansas Shaped a Family’s Life in Art and Architecture.   339 more words


Comparing and Contrasting The Red Kimono and Camp Nine

Before The Red Kimono was published, I read another book about an internment camp in the Arkansas Delta titled, Camp Nine, by Vivienne Schiffer. (University of Arkansas Press, October 2011) 797 more words


Yuri Kochiyama: Sachi's Mentor

I’d never heard about Yuri Kochiyama before her death on June 1, 2014, when I began reading articles about this 93-year old Japanese American activist. 383 more words


#AAPI Asian Pacific Heritage Month: Post 1

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month, a month that pays tribute to the generations of the Asians and Pacific Islanders and their contributions to the rich and diverse history of the United States. 459 more words


Arkansas Town Holds Little-Known Piece Of WWII History

(McGehee, Arkansas) May is Asian Heritage Awareness Month.

Many Japanese-Americans fear a crucial part of American history is not only being forgotten, but kept secret in the first place. 724 more words


George Takei on Life Inside a Japanese Internment Camp During WWII


Published on Feb 27, 2014

http://www.democracynow.org – Legendary actor, author and activist, George Takei, best known for playing Hikaru Sulu on Star Trek, appears on Democracy Now! 110 more words