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Rafu Shimpo: Marine Paid Price for Speaking Out about Injustice of Incarceration Camps

posted by Randall

Robert BorcherUS Marine Robert E Borcher died knowing the people whose liberties he tried to protect will never forget what he did.

Borcher wrote a letter from his hospital bed during World War II to the American Legion which had whipped up racial hysteria against Japanese Americans during World War II and strongly supported their forced … Read more

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Dec 29, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on NYC Chinatown’s American Legion Awards Scholarships

NYC Chinatown’s American Legion Awards Scholarships

posted by ShirleyNLew

American Legion Chinese Memorial Post 1291 2014 Scholarship Winners
By Shirley N Lew
 
Last week, the American Legion Lt. B.R. Kimlau Chinese Memorial Post 1291 awarded 12 2014 scholarship recipients in New York City’s Chinatown.  They each received $500 dollars and a plaque.

All the winners are all children or relatives of their veteran members, an eligibility requirement.

The scholarship winners are:

  • Darren
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Bad Ass Asians

May 6, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on CNN: Veteran groups call for resignation of General Shinseki as head of VA

CNN: Veteran groups call for resignation of General Shinseki as head of VA

posted by Randall

Eric ShinsekiCNN is reporting that two veteran groups are calling for the resignation of General Eric Shinseki as Secretary of Veteran Affairs.

The demand follows reports of long wait times for care and veterans dying as they wait.

“It’s not something we do lightly. But we do so today because it is our responsibility as advocate … Read more

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Apr 11, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Rafu Shimpo: California Grange apologizes for mistreating Japanese Americans

Rafu Shimpo: California Grange apologizes for mistreating Japanese Americans

posted by Randall

Japanese American Incareration Camp The California State Grange, an agricultural fraternal organization founded in 1873, has written a formal letter apologizing for the way it treated Japanese Americans, reports Rafu Shimpo.

The group sent a letter to Japanese American Citizens League President David Lin. The Grange was a member of the Asiatic Exclusion League which also included the American … Read more

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Jun 12, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on KGO-TV: San Francisco Supervisor Demands Apology from Osaka Mayor

KGO-TV: San Francisco Supervisor Demands Apology from Osaka Mayor

posted by Randall

The condemnation against Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto is mounting in the wake of comments he made that the sexual enslavement of women by the Japanese military during World War II was necessary.

KGO-TV reports that San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim has introduced a resolution calling on Mayor Ed Lee to demand an apology … Read more

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