Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese-American activist, Malcolm X Ally and a former member of the Black Panther Party has died at the age of 93. She spent two years in an internment camp and helped win reparations for Japanese-Americans.

Japanese-American human rights activist, Yuri Kochiyama. She cradled Malcolm X’s head as he lay dying.

During World War II Japanese Americans experienced this sort of fear and hatred in a place they thought of as home.

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Anti-Japanese Sign - Executive Order 9066 - WW ll Japanese Internment Camp - March 1942

Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese member of the Black Panther Party.

Not Just A 'Black Thing': An Asian-American's Bond With Malcolm X

Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese-American Activist And Malcolm X Ally, Dies At 93 Yuri Kochiyama speaks at an anti-war demonstration in New York City's Central Park around

Life in World War II Japanese American Internment Camps » Sociological Images

futurejournalismproject: “ This Day in History: Executive Order 9066 & Japanese Internment Camps On February Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 allowing the US military to.

Japanese American Family Awaiting Internment Train by Russell Lee

The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West Coast areas under U. Japanese-American family waiting for train to take them to Owens Valley. [Japanese American Family Awaiting Internment Train by Russell Lee].

Interment camps for the Japanese during WWII in the US we need to remember so it never happens again.

Japanese American internment was the World War II internment in "War Relocation Camps" of about people of Japanese heritage who lived on the Pacific coast of the United States. Sixty-two percent of the internees were American citizens.

After the invasion of Hong Kong & attack on Pearl Harbour, Japanese Canadians living in Canada were being detained in Internment Camps because Canadians believed that they were spies from Japan & possible threats to Canada. - During this time, Canadians were being racist to the Japanese people and forcing them in to camps were everyone, including the young, old, sick & disabled were forced to live in poor living conditions especially during the harsh winters.

Internment of Japanese-Americans and Japanese-Canadians

Governmental Notice to Japanese Canadians. What happened to Japanese-Americans in the US also happened in Canada to Japanese-Canadians largely due to public pressure.

Japanese-American children at Jerome War Relocation Center, Arkansas, 18 Jan 1944 (US National Archives)

[Photo] Japanese-American children at Jerome War Relocation Center, Arkansas, United States, 18 Jan 1944

Japanese-American children at Jerome War Relocation Center, Jerome, Arkansas, 18 Jan 1944 (US National Archives)

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, April First-graders, some of Japanese ancestry, at the Weill public school pledging allegience to the United States flag. The evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War relocation authority centers for the duration of

Japanese Internment: Poston - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times

Japanese Internment: Poston

Los Angeles Times staff photographer George Watson and staff representative Chester G. Hanson take a tour of the Poston War Relocation Center, home for Japanese-Americans.

22 Chilling Pictures Of Life At Japanese Internment Camps - Florence Yamaguchi, left, and Kinu Hirashima, both from Los Angeles, relax under an apple tree at the war relocation authority center in Manzanar, California in June, 1942.

22 Chilling Pictures Of Life At Japanese Internment Camps

Florence Yamaguchi (left) and Kinu Hirashima, both from Los Angeles, stand under an apple tree at the War Relocation Authority center in Manzanar in June 22 Chilling Pictures Of Life At Japanese Internment Camps

Photo showing internment of ethnic Japanese in America following Presidential Executive Order 9066 (signed and issued by FDR in 1942).  Around 120,000 ethnic Japanese were held in internment camps for the duration of the war. 62% were American born citizens.  As part of the order 11,000 people of German ancestery were also interned including Jewish refugees.

Gun Control – Because our government would never turn on its citizens (Japanese Interment Camp)

COLORS OF CONFINEMENT: RARE KODACHROME PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPANESE AMERICAN INCARCERATION IN WORLD WAR II

LOOK: Rare Photos Show Life In WWII Internment Camp

colors of confinement: rare kodachrome photographs of japanese american incarceration in world war II

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