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Facebook Status Compilation #54

June Part III

June 18th: I’ve been telling 7th and 8th grade students that they can add me on Facebook after the semester ends, and since they don’t know my last name I’ve been writing it out on the whiteboard in Japanese and English. 185 more words

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 History


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

Civil Rights