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A Brief History: Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese-American Civil Rights Activist

Now more than ever do fellow Asian & Pacific Islander Americans need to unite with all other oppressed communities in the United States for a just and unified nation. 674 more words


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