Community News

Solemnity Reigns During Day of Remembrance at JANM

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Scouts and camp representatives line up to honor Japanese Americans incarcerated at government-run incarceration centers during WWII. (Photo: Keiichi Ono)…

Strengthening the U.S.-Japan Relationship 
Through Stories

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Shirley Ann Higuchi speaks to students at Komatsugawa High School in Tokyo during her recent trip to Japan as part…

IDC Elects New Officers for 2020-21

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The Intermountain District Council of the JACL elected its new officers to serve for 2020-21 on Nov. 2 in Pocatello,…

Proposal to Rename S.F. Street to ‘Jeff Adachi Way’ is Approved by Land Use and Transportation Committee

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SAN FRANCISCO — The Land Use and Transportation Committee unanimously approved a resolution to change a section of Gilbert Street…

Sen. Kennedy’s Attempt to Draw Parallels to Japanese American Incarceration Is Outlandish

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By JACL National The following statement was released by JACL National on Nov. 19 in response to comments made by…

Entertainment News

George Takei’s Life, Career Move at Warp Speed

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In his ninth decade, the JA, gay rights and 
‘Star Trek’ icon can’t, won’t slow down. By George Toshio Johnston,…

Japanese American Showbiz Execs Talk Stories

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From left are Irene Hirano, president of the U.S.-Japan Council; Adele Yoshioka, executive vp of international distribution for Millennium Media…

Sakai, Kiyomura and Sato Tell a ‘442’ Tale Via Graphic Novel

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“442” is an 80-page graphic novel that “follows young Japanese American soldiers as they suffer prejudice, internment and terrible casualties…

Shane Sato Returns With Vol. II of 
‘Go for Broke Spirit’

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Wat Misaka was among those whose photo appears in Vol. II of “The Go for Broke Spirit” containing portraits by…

National News

Day of Remembrance Brings History to Action

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By JACL National Office Today we remember that 78 years ago President Franklin D. Roosevelt, through executive order, paved the…

Calif. State Assembly Apologizes to JAs for Past Injustices

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Muratsuchi Introduces HR 77 Nearly 78 Years After E.O. 9066 P.C. Staff Report LOS ANGELES — The California State Assembly…

JACL Denounces Expansion of the Muslim Ban

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Success in 2019 and Beyond: A Year for the NY/SC

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JACL’s youth continues to educate others on civic engagement and encourages all to get involved. By Mieko Kuramoto, NY/SC Representative…

Japanese American Showbiz Execs Talk Stories

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From left are Irene Hirano, president of the U.S.-Japan Council; Adele Yoshioka, executive vp of international distribution for Millennium Media…

NVN Announces Student Video Contest: ‘The Impact of a Nisei Soldier’

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Preservation and education are important goals of the National Veterans Network. The NVN is holding a national video contest for…