For close observers, signs of a Japanese American presence are visible throughout the Crenshaw district.
Asian American basketball leagues have given shape to the unique histories of each ethnic group living under the flattening designation of "Asian American."
Even with the clearest of minds, personal and historical memory ebb and flow. Recollections of our own past and that of the society around us often become shaped by current circums
More than likely, Elias Jackson "Lucky" Baldwin's decision to hire such a multicultural labor force was merely a shrewd business decision, allowing him to pay low wages.
There are lessons to be learned about positive steps we can take to promote justice for all regardless of race, color, or national origin.
Nori Takatani has worked at Anzen Hardware in Little Tokyo since 1954, while maintaining a winning side-career as a boxing manager.