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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

Creed

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

 

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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

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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

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

Weekend Links, Vol. 42: Happy (White, Cis, Corporate, Male) Pride?

Welcome to another week of feminist web surfing! In Weekend Links we gather a set of the most engaging journalism, prose, poetry, art, and Interweb images or memes we have come across. 255 more words

Sexual Assault

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

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