VIDEO: The First Manzanar Pilgrimage – 1969

In 1969, approximately 150 people, mostly Japanese American college students, made the 230-mile trip to the site of the Manzanar concentration camp where 11,070 Japanese Americans and Japanese immigrants (who were prevented by racist laws from naturalizing) were unjustly incarcerated during World War II. Their journey was the first organized Manzanar Pilgrimage, which has become... Continue Reading →

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