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California Schools to Teach Students Connections between Incarceration of Japanese Americans and Current Threats

posted by Randall
Incarceration camp family by Dorothea Lange

DOROTHEA LANGE
This photo is part of the exhibit that will be on display to mark the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066. By Dorothea Lange

California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that would draw connections for students and the public between today’s political climate and the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.… Read more

Blogs

Blog: Trump’s new order is still a Muslim ban

posted by Randall

Muslim Ban
 
Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 
Dress it up anyway you want, but If it looks like a Muslim ban, sounds like a Muslim ban and acts like a Muslim ban; it’s a Muslim ban.
The Trump administration’s attempt to disguise their travel restrictions to countries by adding three more countries  can’t hide … Read more

Asian Americans

May 26, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Applaud Appeals Court Halt of Muslim Ban

Asian Americans Applaud Appeals Court Halt of Muslim Ban

posted by Randall
Protest against Trump Muslim Ban

Among the first groups protesting Donald Trump’s attacks on Muslims were members of the Jewish and Japanese American communities who saw the similarities to the orders that detained Japanese Americans
and the Nazi roundup of Jews during WWII.

A Federal Appeals Court ruling upholding a court mandated stop to President Trump’s Muslim ban is being … Read more

Asian Americans

May 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Day of Inclusion Today

Day of Inclusion Today

posted by Randall

Chinese Exclusion ActThe city of Monterey Park in California has declared today the Day of Inclusion.
 
It is one of several cities which is marking the 135th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act, the first law in the U.S. ever to exclude an entire group of people based on race.
 
“Many Chinese people here have … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 2, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Japanese Americans Stand in Solidarity with Muslim Americans, Speak Out against Discrimination and Incarceration Camps

Japanese Americans Stand in Solidarity with Muslim Americans, Speak Out against Discrimination and Incarceration Camps

posted by Takuma Okada
Islamphobia protest sign

Photo from New American Media

Members of the Japanese American community are organizing against President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban  .

Jo Ann Ota Fujioka, Ph.D, is a survivor of the incarceration camps and lives in Denver, CO, where Governor Ralph Carr was the only state governor to oppose Executive Order 9066, the policy that called … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Native Hawaiian Judge Receiving Death Threats after Order Stopping Travel Ban

Native Hawaiian Judge Receiving Death Threats after Order Stopping Travel Ban

posted by Randall

Judge Derrick Watson

Judge Derrick Watson is of the Federal District Court of Hawaii

A Pacific Islander judge who issued a temporary restraining order last week to stop President Trump’s executive order banning travel from six predominantly Muslim countries is receiving death threats.
 
Judge Derrick Watson of the District of Hawaii is now under 24 hour protection … Read more

Asian Americans

Two Asian American Federal Judges Put Latest Travel Ban on Hold

posted by Randall
Theodore Chuang

Judge Theodore Chuang of the Federal District Court of Maryland

Two federal judges have hit President Donald Trump with a powerful one two punch by issuing nationwide orders freezing his executive order on travel from six mostly Muslim countries.
 
Overnight Judge Theodore Chuang of Maryland became the second judge to freeze the ban, following … Read more

Blogs

Mar 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Critics Lambast Trump’s New Muslim Ban

Critics Lambast Trump’s New Muslim Ban

posted by Randall
Muslim ban protest at SFO

When the first Muslim Ban executive order was first implemented in January, protests like the one above at San Francisco International Airport, broke out across the country.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

No matter how you try to couch it, yesterday’s “new” Executive Order restricting travel from six Muslim-dominated countries is still a … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on California County Apologizes for Executive Order 9066

California County Apologizes for Executive Order 9066

posted by Randall
Executive Order 9066 is posted in Contra Costa County

Agricultural workers in Contra Costa County gathered around a poster of Executive Order 9066. A photo exhibit, ‘Images of Internment’ will be on display at the FDR Library in Hyde Park, New York.
Photo from National Archives by Dorothea Lange

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Contra Costa County has issued a formal apology … Read more

Asian Americans

Indian-Origin NASA Scientist Detained and Forced to Unlock Phone

posted by Cathy Sun
Sidd Bikkannavar

NASA employee Sidd Bikkannavar is seen on the right in this picture from his Facebook page.

An Indian American who works for NASA says he was detained at the U.S. border during his return trip to the U.S. from South America four days after President Trump issued his now stalled Muslim ban.

Sidd Bikkannavar, 35, … Read more

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