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The following article focuses on the movement to obtain redress for the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, and significant court cases that have shaped civil and human rights for Japanese Americans and other minorities. Wikipedia

  • Fred Korematsu

    American civil rights activist who objected to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Shortly after the Imperial Japanese Navy launched its attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, which authorized the removal of individuals of Japanese ancestry living on the West Coast from their homes and their mandatory imprisonment in internment camps, but Korematsu instead challenged the orders and became a fugitive. Wikipedia

  • Japanese American civil rights advocate, best known for opposing laws used to implement the mass detention of Japanese Americans during World War II and for his role in the early stages of the movement for redress after the war. The father of the redress movement. Wikipedia

  • Group of nine people appointed by the U.S. Congress in 1980 to conduct an official governmental study into the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. The Commission examined Executive Order 9066 (1942), related orders during World War II, and their effects on Japanese Americans in the West and Alaska Natives in the Pribilof Islands. Wikipedia

  • Korematsu v. United States

    Landmark United States Supreme Court case upholding the exclusion of Japanese Americans from the West Coast Military Area during World War II. Odious and discredited artifact of popular bigotry" and as "a stain on American jurisprudence". Wikipedia

  • Tōyō Miyatake

    Japanese American photographer, best known for his photographs documenting the Japanese American people and the Japanese American internment at Manzanar during World War II. Born in Kagawa, Shikoku, in Japan in 1895. Wikipedia

  • Day of Remembrance (Japanese Americans)

    Day of observance for the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, requiring internment of all Americans of Japanese ancestry. Wikipedia


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    • The sansei became known as the "activist generation" because of their large hand in the redress movement and individuals that have become a part of the American mainstream political landscape.Sansei-Wikipedia
    • He testified before the United States Congress on behalf of the Japanese American redress movement, and has also served as a strategist, lobbyist, and litigator.AsianWeek-Wikipedia
    • During the company's 1981 season, to coincide with the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians' hearings on redress, Mako exclusively showed plays about the Japanese American incarceration.Mako (actor)-Wikipedia
    • Several Japanese American organizations like the Japanese American Citizens League were concerned that the portrayal of split loyalties would affect the movement for redress.Sanga Moyu-Wikipedia
    • The Sansei were forceful activists in the redress movement, which resulted in an official apology to the internees.Sansei-Wikipedia
    • Yasui had consulted a friend in the FBI prior to arrest, and consulted with other legal minds to try to test the legality of the orders.Minoru Yasui-Wikipedia

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