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YESSSS! If you don't know about Yuri Kochiyama, look her up! (art by @angelicaisaibecerra; rp from @ppillinoisaction)

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Dragon Ladies: Asian American Feminists Breathe Fire: Sonia Shah, Yuri Kochiyama, Karin Aguilar-San Juan: 9780896085756: Amazon.com: Books

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

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RIP-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.

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8 historic women who pioneered the Civil Rights Movement

Yuri Kochiyama is immortalized in a 1965 photo as the woman supporting Malcolm X's head as he lay dying after being shot at a Harlem ballroom. She also used her home in Harlem as a hub for activists in the '60s.

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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.

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Inspiring words from human rights activist Yuri Kochiyama, who would have been 95-years-old today

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Google Doodle For Yuri Kochiyama's 95th Birthday

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Yuri Kochiyama is a Japanese American human rights activist, but often remembered for her work in The Black Panther Party. Over the years, Kochiyama has dedicated herself to various causes, such as the rights of political prisoners, freeing Mumia Abu-Jamal, nuclear disarmament, and reparations to Japanese Americans who were interned during the war.

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