All posts by Keith Kamisugi

‘Korematsu, Hirabayashi, and the Second Monster’

“Korematsu, Hirabayashi, and the Second Monster” by Eric L. Muller of the University of North Carolina School of Law is an article in an upcoming edition of the Texas Law Review. Abstract: In June of 2018 the Supreme Court repudiated its notorious 1944 decision in Korematsu v. United States upholding the mass removal of Japanese Americans ...

Rafu: ‘Gardena Day of Remembrance Addresses Today’s Immigration Issues’

J.K. Yamamoto with the Rafu Shimpo reported on the 2019 Day of Remembrance program held February 23, 2019, at the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute. Jon Osaki’s documentary “Alternative Facts: The Lies of Executive Order 9066” was screened, followed by a panel discussion with the Stop Repeating History campaign’s Dale Minami and others. Excerpts: Panelist ...

On the Radio: ‘Connecting the dots between the travel ban and Japanese American incarceration’

KALW’s Rose Aguilar spoke with Abby Ginzberg and Don Tamaki on March 13, 2019, about how the laws and policies that enabled the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II are resurfacing today. Abby is the filmmaker of “And Then They Came for Us,” in which people who were incarcerated tell their stories and speak ...

Pax Christi San Diego Screening of ‘And Then They Came for Us’ Film

Pax Christi San Diego, the local chapter of the Pax Christi national Catholic peace movement, will screen “And Then They Came for Us” on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. St. James Catholic Church Parish Hall, 625 S. Nardo Ave. Solana Beach, Calif. Professor Lorraine Bannai will be the special guest ...

‘Then They Came for Me’ Exhibition First Thursday Happy Hour

You’re invited! Enjoy an evening of art and storytelling while learning more about this significant period of U.S. history. Join us for our premier First Thursday Happy Hour! We are offering complimentary refreshments and after-hour access to the Then They Came for Me exhibition exploring the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII and its parallels ...