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 →

UCLA Kyodo Taiko To Perform at the 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

The 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and the 2020 Manzanar At Dusk program have been POSTPONED. Further information: https://manzanarcommittee.org/2020/03/12/51st-postponed. PILGRIMAGE: Bus transportation available from Downtown Los Angeles and Gardena. LOS ANGELES — UCLA Kyodo Taiko will perform at the 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, Saturday, April 25, 2020, starting at 11:30 AM... Continue Reading →

Alan Nishio To Be Keynote Speaker at 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

The 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and the 2020 Manzanar At Dusk program have been POSTPONED. Further information: https://manzanarcommittee.org/2020/03/12/51st-postponed. PILGRIMAGE: Bus transportation available from Downtown Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — On February 15, the Manzanar Committee announced that long-time community activist and mentor Alan Nishio will be the keynote speaker for the 51st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage,... Continue Reading →

Do We Confront or Conciliate Xenophobia?

by Bruce Embrey Last year, George Takei was appalled at what was happening on our southern border. He wrote: “...Unless we act now, we will have failed to learn at all from our past mistakes. Once again, we are flinging ourselves into a world of camps and fences and racist imagery—and lies just big enough... Continue Reading →

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