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Yuri and Malcolm

Truth really is stranger than fiction. Take the case of a Japanese-American woman and an African-American man.

May 19 was the birthdate of two people whose improbable lives crossed paths in the battle for civil rights. 283 more words

Yuri Kochiyama & Al-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz _ The Compassionate Hearts

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Yuri and Malcolm were united in time and space on this here 19th of May, thought separated by a few years. They are remembered as Yogis throughout the world have embarked on a 40 day global sadhana. 386 more words


Yuri Kochiyama

Yuri Kochiyama ( May 19, 1921 – June 1, 2014) was a Japanese American human rights activist. She is notable as one of the few prominent non-black black separatists. 544 more words

DAILY NEWS BRIEF: Human rights activism and controversy

In the news: Google‘s featuring of civil-rights activist Yuri Kochiyama on its home page receives a host of news coverage about the bold advocate for human rights who stirred controversy with her professed sympathies for Malcolm X, Castro, and Bin Laden. 398 more words


HISTORY: Honoring Yuri Kochiyama

Today, Google is honoring the Japanese Civil Rights activist Yuri Kochiyama. For some, including myself, this name may have been an unfamiliar one.  Here’s some quick facts about Mrs. 303 more words


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