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Yuri Kochiyama Remembers Malcolm X


Malcolm X was gunned down in the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem on February 21, 1965. Yuri Kochiyama cradled his head as he lay dying on the stage. 35 more words

Uncolonized The Mind


Whenever I get frustrated I remember to keep things in perspective. I will try to live my life as a better person. One of my personal heroes, Yuri Kochiyama, wrote this creed at the ripe old age of 19. 548 more words


The Apollo Honored the Legacy of Japanese American Civil Rights Activist Yuri Kochiyama



On the third Monday of January, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed. This year was extra special because it’s been 50 years since Voting Rights Act, a landmark federal law that prohibit the racial discrimination in voting. 331 more words


1/1/15: 2014 on APEX Express

A Year of Covering Movement Building #Peoplepower

As we kick-start the new year, we bring you the best of 2014 that the APEX Express crew covered in 2014. 133 more words

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Yuri Kochiyama: A Tribute by Teresa Reiko Perales

“Don’t become too narrow. Live fully. Meet all kinds of people. You’ll learn something from everyone. Follow what you feel in your heart.”-Yuri Kochiyama

My heart is heavy as I give peace to a powerful freedom fighter, Yuri Kochiyama, who is now resting in power. 618 more words