LOS ANGELES (AP) — The auction of a series of sketches purportedly drawn by an artist at the Japanese internment camp at Manzanar was canceled Tuesday after groups protested it was offensive and immoral to profit off the misery of incarcerated people. Full article in U.S. News and World Report.
Read about the 79th Commemoration of the forced removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island during World War II in The Kitsap Sun. (photo by Meegan M. Reid/Kitsap Sun)
The Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community deplores the alarming rise of anti-Asian racism, hate and violence, and we share in the Asian community’s collective grief of the horrific killings of Asian women in Atlanta. Ever since the former president uttered – and continues to use this day – the racist
Soon after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, rumors spread that some of the Japanese American residents of Hawaii had blocked the path of emergency vehicles that were heading to the naval base to put out fires and save lives. Such incidents, it was said, showed that the nation’s Japanese