Japanese American

Hirahara to Speak at San Mateo Public Library
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SAN MATEO — In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Naomi Hirahara will speak on “The Mystery of a Japanese American Gardener in Both Verse and Film” on Tuesday, May 3, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Oak Room of the San Mateo Main … No tags for this post.

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Super 2 Clash: How Hearts have fared so far in the league
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Fans trooped to the stadium to catch a glimpse of what their Japanese American trainer had in store for them. His Japanese natives also showed great solidarity by trooping to the stadium to support him. The headlines were however made by two new boys; … No tags for this post.

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Older Koreans, Cambodians in LA County among most impoverished, new report finds
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"The first thing is making sure there are enough services available in-language," said Connie Chung Joe, executive director of Korean American Family Services. She joined a panel Wednesday morning at the Japanese American National Museum downtown … No tags for this post.

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Asian-American, Pacific Islander observance set for May 6 at theater
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“Specifically, we want to highlight the all-Japanese-American 442nd Infantry Regiment in World War II.” He said, “Everyone will get a ticket and go on an adventure during the program. They will 'travel' to Hawaii and various Asian countries and see a … No tags for this post.

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Seasoned Collector: 'Industrial chic' antiques rule at Goat Hill Fair
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The compelling photographs, artifacts and deeply personal stories are bound to move viewers. This museum is partnering with the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, also worthy of a visit, to collect further information concerning the period of … No tags for this post.

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Here's what's showing outside the megaplex
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Asia Society. 1370 Southmore, asiasociety.org/texas. JAPAN CINEFEST: Five shorts by emerging Japanese and Japanese-American filmmakers shed light on love and relationships, ethnic-based discrimination, concepts of social acceptance and a sense of … No tags for this post.

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Camp pilgrimage set July 29-30
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“As our most important event, the annual pilgrimage serves our mission by educating the public about the history of Japanese American confinement and connecting them with former incarcerees at this important National Historic Site,” said Brian … No tags for this post.

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Building Trust at the ReOrient Festival and Forum
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… thereby reclaiming the space through a process of visual remembering. Gotanda recounted his personal journey of excavating Japanese-American memories from WWII internment camps and the many ways that traumatic experience continues to shape the … No tags for this post.

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Nihon Matsuri will celebrate Utah's Japanese culture and history
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"The Salt Lake Japanese American community is proud to present its 11th annual Nihon Matsuri spring festival," said Marion Hori, festival spokeswoman. "The festival will have wonderful Japanese food, music, martial arts and dance performances, and is … No tags for this post.

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Diverse temple celebrates Buddha's birthday
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He said the success of that strategy can be seen in the temple's diversity. There are many members, like Omori, who are Japanese-American. But there's also a growing number of new members from a variety of cultural backgrounds who are being embraced … No tags for this post.

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Launch of Hirahara's 'Sayonara Slam' at Vroman's
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A graduate of Stanford University, she has also written many books about gardening and Japanese American history and culture. Learn more at naomihirahara.com. The event will include Japanese beer and baseball-themed snacks. For more information on … No tags for this post.

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Pepperell Middle teacher selected NEH Summer Scholar
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Sites to visit include: Port Townsend, Eagledale Ferry Dock, Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial and Khalsa Gurmat Center in Renton, Washington. Davis is one of 72 teachers selected to participate in the program and each will receive … No tags for this post.

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White robes and black
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United States, which supported the relocation of Japanese-American citizens from the West Coast after the attack on Pearl Harbor. In dissent, Justice Frank Murphy said, “Such exclusion goes over the very brink of constitutional power and falls into the … No tags for this post.

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How Bill Gates and His Billionaire Pals Used Their Enormous Wealth to Start …
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The organizations calling for a “no” vote included the Seattle King County NAACP, El Centro de la Raza, the Japanese American Citizens League Board, the League of Women Voters, the Washington State PTA, local elected school boards, the Association of … No tags for this post.

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[Watch] Lyrics Born Unveils New Video for Latyrx's “Lady Don't Tek No” Off …
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Whatever happens, the Japanese-American emcee has made a lofty contribution to Hip Hop culture, marking it with his unmistakably unique fingerprint forever. “One more album makes 10,” he says. “It seems like a good place to either begin or end.” … No tags for this post.

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