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Mananzar Committee Announces Legacy Award Recipient

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Ron Wakabayashi to be recognized as Manzanar Pilgrimage pioneer on April 27.  Ron Wakabayashi, former regional director, Department of Justice…

SoCal JACL Chapters Install 2024 Officers, Board Members

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San Fernando Valley, Ventura County, Riverside chapters usher in the Year of the Dragon. By P.C. Staff “Aware of the…

Utah Judicial Giant Raymond Uno Has Died at 93

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Incarcerated as a boy in Heart Mountain, he also served as JACL national president. By P.C. Staff Raymond S. Uno…

Dan Mayeda Steps Onto His Next Stage

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UCLA Documentary Film Legal Clinic founders Dan Mayeda and Dale Cohen (Photo: George Toshio Johnston) The attorney and advocate for…

Japan’s Inagi City Bestows JACLer Steve Okamoto With Service Award

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JACL San Mateo Chapter President Steve Okamoto (back row, center, holding award) is pictured with friends and family as Inagi…

Arts & Entertainment News

‘Ten Times Better’ Spotlights Forgotten Star

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George Lee, circa the early 1950s, shows off his athleticism and flexibility for a divertissement called “Tea” that was part…

New ‘Shōgun’ Arrives for the Streaming Era

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  The 21st century version of “Shōgun” arrives Feb. 27 on cable service FX and streaming service Hulu. The reimagined…

‘Lawyer, Jailer, Ally, Foe’: JA Incarceration From a Different Perspective

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A new Eric Muller book examines the perspective of WRA attorneys who ran the camps. By Gil Asakawa, P.C. Contributor…

Tadaima Virtual Pilgrimage Returns

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An online film festival, running from Oct. 1-28, aims to foster connection, awareness and understanding within our diverse community. By…

National News

JACL Applauds New Family Immigration Policies

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(Editor’s note: The following statement was issued by Seia Watanabe, JACL VP public affairs, Matthew Weisbly, JACL Education & Communications…

JACL Reveals 2024 Japanese American of the Biennium Awardees

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The National JACL has announced the recipients of its Japanese American of the Biennium Award. Receiving the awards at the…

JACL Objects to BLM’s Lava Ridge Wind Farm FEIS

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Claim: Minidoka site’s ‘solemnity’ would be harmed, despite halving of project’s size. By P.C. Staff In reaction to the Bureau…

JACL Knocks Biden’s Plans to Restrict Immigration

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President Biden speaks May 13, 2024, at a reception for Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at…

JACL Issues Statement Urging Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

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Organization backs Biden administration’s efforts amid external, internal pressure. By P.C. Staff The National JACL on Thursday issued a statement…

Mizuhara to Plead Guilty for Stealing From Ohtani

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The Justice Department announced today that ex-Dodgers employee Ippei Mizuhara has agreed to plead guilty to one count of bank…