japanese internment camps

Adapted from Truthdig.com Listen to the full interview below: "With Trump, we're in uncharted waters," Reeves says. "He's
"It was all based on race hysteria, xenophobia in the past, and you don’t want that to repeat again."
Perhaps it begins with these words: "I am a Muslim." "Noah said that if all citizens stood with immigrants and said, 'I am
The World War II camps were "one of the darkest chapters in American history."
Each was despicable in his own way(s) that history has detailed in great measure in countless words, books, stories and headlines over the decades. History has given us other despots that have ruled similarly throughout the world.
Zara Ahsan is Muslim. She recently met Takako "Kit" Nishiura, who was imprisoned as a child during WWII, and it's changed how she sees America.
Seven decades ago, Japanese-American kids facing similar discrimination were forced from their homes and imprisoned.
"We share that experience and speak together with you," stated George Takei at the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Media Awards 2016.
Unfortunately, Trump's perverse proposals fit "right" in with the racist immigration history of the United States. So in the service of education, I offer Nikki Haley the following tutorial focusing on issues of "race" in our immigration and naturalization policies.
During World War II, the American government rounded up anyone with even a whiff of Japanese heritage, over 100,000 people in all, and placed them in internment camps.
We all know about the importance of being earnest, but it's likely we all underestimate the importance of not being earnest. That importance struck me while watching Allegiance, the new musical about the Japanese-American internment camps during World War II.
On Thursday the Star Trek actor, who is gay, came under fire when he told a reporter he disapproved of Thomas' dissent on
I was born behind barbed wire 70 years ago in a maximum-security prison camp for Japanese-Americans in Northern California. My visit with mothers and children at the euphemistically named Karnes County "Residential Center" a few weeks ago triggered distressing associations of my own experience as a child. We too lived in a constant state of fear and anxiety, never knowing what our fate would be.
We can't pretend it wasn't torture anymore, because the facts weren't swept under a historical rug this time.