Manzanar Committee Statement on Racism, Xenophobia, and Terrorism In Charlottesville, Virginia

LOS ANGELES — On August 12, the Manzanar Committee, sponsor of the annual Manzanar Pilgrimage and Manzanar At Dusk programs, repudiated the violence, fueled by racism and xenophobia, that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier today, not to mention President Donald Trump’s failure to condemn those who were ultimately responsible for the violence and terrorism that... Continue Reading →

Manzanar Committee Condemns Statement By Roanoke, Virginia Mayor David Bowers Regarding Syrian Refugees

LOS ANGELES — On November 18, the Manzanar Committee repudiated statements by David Bowers, Mayor, Roanoke, Virginia, in which he used the unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry as justification for his demand that Syrian refugees be denied asylum in the Roanoke area. In an official statement, Bowers said, “I’m reminded that... Continue Reading →

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