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442 Vet Don Seki Dies at Age 96

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Don Seki appears on the dust jacket for ”The Go for Broke Spirit: Portraits of Courage," the coffee-table book by…

Cops Arrest Suspect for Vandalizing Japanese Restaurant

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Torrance P.D., Carson Sheriff’s Capture Man for Breaking Window By P.C. Staff In yet another in a spate of incidents…

GLA JACL Awards Scholarships

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Five high school graduates receive awards to further their education. The Greater Los Angeles chapter of the JACL has presented…

Staci Toji Joins Go for Broke National Education Center’s Board of Directors

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LOS ANGELES — Go for Broke National Education Center announced on June 30 that Staci (Yamashita-Iida) Toji, Esq., has joined…

Tsuru Rising in Seattle and Tacoma

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By Barbara Yasui On June 7, Seattle Tsuru for Solidarity members, the JACL and Japanese American community gathered in front…

Entertainment News

‘Tadaima! A Community Virtual Pilgrimage’

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The online film festival sheds light on the diversity of Japanese American cinema. By Rob Buscher, Contributor In the midst…

Inouye’s Medal of Honor Story Gets Graphic Retelling

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The graphic novel on the life of Sen. Daniel Inouye is part of the AUSA’s Medal of Honor series. The…

EWP’s Show Goes on to Honor Three With Visionary Awards

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The delayed gala becomes a virtual affair due to novel coronavirus. By P.C. Staff In the ongoing battle between the…

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Director Lists Streaming Picks by Asian American Filmmakers

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Jon M. Chu and FandangoNOW team up for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. By P.C. Staff The surprising commercial and…

National News

Vandals Deface Bust Honoring Frank Ogawa

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On the left is a photo of the defaced bust of former Oakland City Councilman Frank Ogawa from the Facebook…

JACL Approves of Indiana Univ.’s Apology for WWII-Era Ban on JA Students

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Last week, on July 22, Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie, released a statement on behalf of the university apologizing…

JACL Lauds Passage of NO BAN Act in the House

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WASHINGTON — Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2486, the National Origin-Based Anti-Discrimination Act, or NO BAN Act that…

JACL Issues Statement Mourning Death of Rep. John Lewis

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The Japanese American Citizens League joins the rest of the nation in deep sadness at the passing of Congressman John…

JACL Announces National Board Candidates for Next Biennium

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As a result of COVID-19, the organization will hold its first-ever online voting election. For the first time in JACL’s 91-year…

Rally Spotlights Racist Acts in Torrance

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Rallygoers in group photo at Wilson Park in Torrance, Calif., on July 11. (Photo: George Toshio Johnston) A spike in…