California Attorney General Rob Bonta Joins Speakers’ Lineup for 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

LOS ANGELES — Rob Bonta, Attorney General, State of California, and Ann Burroughs, President/CEO of the Japanese American National Museum, will be featured speakers during the 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, to be held online, premiering at 12:00 PM PDT on Saturday, April 30, 2022, on the Manzanar Committee’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/manzanarcommittee. Bonta and Burroughs will... Continue Reading →

Bonbu Stories and UCLA Kyodo Taiko to be Featured Performers For 52nd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, April 24, 2021

LOS ANGELES — Bonbu Stories and UCLA Kyodo Taiko will perform during the 52nd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, which will be held online on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at 12:00 PM PDT on the Manzanar Committee’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/manzanarcommittee. Further details about this year’s Pilgrimage program, including speakers and other participants, will be announced at a... Continue Reading →

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 →

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