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Video: Lessons from the Incarceration

“Executive orders are easy to pass, but it took 40 years to say, ‘I’m sorry.'” Takeshi Furumoto was born in a Japanese American incarceration camp. 74 years later, he talks about how it feels to live through another dangerous tide of racial prejudice, anti-immigrant sentiment, and mass hysteria.

Prof. Lori Bannai on Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Panel at Schiff Hardin LLP

Schiff Hardin LLP in Chicago hosted a panel on Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, featuring Prof. Lorraine Bannai of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality. Malerie Ma Roddy moderated the panel, which also included Adam Schrager, (WISC-TV / Channel 3000) and Aneesha Gandhi (Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center) on contemporary attitudes toward ...

Senator Hirono Stands Up for Immigrants and People of Color in Supreme Court Rally

Senator Mazie K. Hirono rallied with Karen Korematsu, civil rights groups, and activists at the Supreme Court after the Court heard oral arguments in Trump v. Hawaii ­– a case that will determine the constitutionality of President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban. “If the Supreme Court allows this action by this president to stand, my fear is we ...

Audio of arguments in Muslim Ban case at Supreme Court

The audio of today’s arguments in Trump v. Hawaii at the Supreme Court is now live: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/audio/2017/17-965 We welcome your comments on Facebook or Twitter. See recent coverage of the #StopRepeatingHistory campaign here on http://stoprepeatinghistory.org. Thank you for your continued support!

CNN: Supreme Court hears from all corners of the country ahead of travel ban case

Excerpt from “Supreme Court hears from all corners of the country ahead of travel ban case” on CNN.com: Another is signed by Karen Korematsu, the daughter of the late Fred T. Korematsu ,the lead plaintiff in a Supreme Court case that challenged the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. In 1944, the ...