The Great Unknown & the Unknown Great: African American Attorney Was Defender of Japanese Americans During World War II

The following was published in the printed program for the 44th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage (2013). It was reprinted from the article, “The Great Unknown & the Unknown Great: African American Attorney was Defender of Japanese Americans During World War II,” Nichi Bei Times Weekly, June 7, 2007. by Greg Robinson Hugh MacBeth, Sr. (pictured above),... Continue Reading →

2020 Virtual Manzanar Pilgrimage – WATCH HERE

For 2020, given the stay-at-home and social/physical distancing requirements throughout the country due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, the traditional 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, where thousands of people gather at the Manzanar National Historic Site on the last Saturday in April, was cancelled. That is, the traditional Manzanar Pilgrimage has been cancelled. As such, the... Continue Reading →

Manzanar Committee Denounces Anti-Asian Racism, Xenophobia, Violence Fueled by COVID-19 Virus-Related Hysteria

LOS ANGELES — On March 20, the Manzanar Committee denounced the racism, xenophobia and violent attacks targeting Asians/Asian Americans resulting from COVID-19 virus-related hysteria, much of it fueled by President Donald Trump referring to the virus as the “China Virus” or the “Chinese Virus,” and his staff referring to it as the “Kung Flu,” despite... Continue Reading →

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