The government's rosters of interned Japanese Americans are incomplete and error-ridden. A new project seeks a complete documentation of the missing names.
SOURCE: Los Angeles Times
by Richard T. Hughes
"Not a single student in my class professed to know anything at all about this tragic chapter in our nation’s history. I shouldn’t have been surprised. We witness every day similar ignorance, coupled with a persistent reluctance to acknowledge our nation’s crimes."
by Eve Brandel
"Living in Europe in the interwar years, Black Americans enjoyed freedoms denied them at home, but, ironically, America’s entry into World War II meant arrest and internment for those who had not left in time."
SOURCE: New York Times
After enduring internment, Japanese Americans were forced to resettle in a changed society with a dire housing shortage. The government's response was grossly inadequate.
SOURCE: NPR Codeswitch
The fight for Japanese American reparations came with significant resistance—not just from the American public at large, but from the Japanese American community itself, as John Tateishi writes in his new book.
SOURCE: Washington Post
In recent months, migrant children have been housed in tents; it is unclear what their accommodations will be like at Fort Sill.
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