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Migrant Kids Could Be Held Disturbingly Near A Japanese-American Internment Camp
History becomes not a warning but “a blueprint for how to carry out similar human rights violations.”
Donald Trump and the "F" Word
Writer, Philosopher, and Magician
Is Trump a fascist? When are we justified in using the "f" word to describe a right-wing politician or movement that we legitimately find frightening?
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Katy Perry PSA For American Muslims Asks ‘Is History Repeating Itself?’
The video has a surprising (and haunting) twist.
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ARTS & CULTURE
Dorothea Lange's Photos Of Imprisoned Japanese-Americans Need To Be Seen
The images are especially disturbing in light of recent comments from Donald Trump and his supporters.
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Trump Supporter Cites Japanese Internment As 'Precedent' For Muslim Registry
”The president needs to protect America first."
Trump Repeats Roosevelt's Biggest Error
Jan Jarboe Russell
Author of The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exc...
Today, as during World War II, many of our leaders, inured to the bad treatment of minorities, continue to incite mistrust and hatred. We find ourselves trapped in the same old dreary circle of fear.
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FDR's Granddaughter Is Absolutely Not OK With Trump Citing FDR In Muslim Ban
Note to Trump: Nobody thinks internment camps were a good idea.
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Mayor Apologizes For Citing WWII Japanese Internment Camps In Rejecting Refugees
He said he had no idea his comments would go viral.
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George Takei Slams Virginia Mayor Who Wants To Ban Refugees
"[You] hold a position of authority and power, but you demonstrably have failed to learn the most basic of American civics or history lessons."
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The Return of Korematsu
Seventy years after the mass internment of Japanese Americans was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, the ugly ideas at the
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Clarence Thomas's Judicial Cruelty
Author, Reviewer, Blogger
I'm late at reading all the dissents to the 5-4 decision making marriage legal across the country for gays and lesbian, but Clarence Thomas said something so extraordinarily illogical and ahistorical, it has to be noted:
Clarence Thomas Has The Weirdest Dissent To The Marriage Equality Case
Petitioners’ misconception of liberty carries over into their discussion of our precedents identifying a right to marry, not
CULTURE & ARTS
These Crafts Made By Japanese-American Prisoners Will Renew Your Faith In Human Ingenuity
Wood carving of little birds was a prevalent art form in all of the camps. A set of Audubon bird identification cards and
Immigration Laws as Official 'Racial' Policy
Warren J. Blumenfeld
Social Justice writer, educator, and speaker
Politicians and most other residents of the United States alike, from every rung along the full political spectrum, generally agree on one issue: Our immigration system is severely broken and needs fixing.
Minoru Miyasaki, WWII Veteran, Gets Bronze Star Almost 70 Years Later
War veterans often don't come home bragging of their exploits abroad, and in that tradition U.S. Army Pfc. Minoru Miyasaki
Let's Not Repeat the Mistakes of History
Abraham H. Foxman
S. Floyd Mori
This week we commemorate the 70th anniversary of a shameful and dark chapter in American history: the forced relocation and incarceration of 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent -- the vast majority of whom were citizens.
Bachmann Compares Census To WWII Internment Camps
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Japanese-Jew Doesn't "Oy Veh" So Much Since Obama
Award-Winning Investigative Journalist, Political Satirist, Ra...
Since Obama has become president, I feel comfortable as the multiracial shikseh that I am, and am engaging in thoughtful conversations about my heritage and background, without self-deprecation.
Muslims "Off" a Plane
Playwright, attorney and commentator
We in the US are currently engaged in a "war on terror," but this does not give a democratic and free country license to be overwhelmed by fear of its own Muslim and Middle Eastern citizens.
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