While the Nisei Week Festival arouses cheer for seven days of celebration, the duties of the Nisei Week Queen are everlasting.
The U.S. government, which had imprisoned Hayami and Hoshizaki for looking like the enemy, was now asking the youths to join the very army that was guarding them at Heart Mountain.
Internment of Japanese and Japanese-Americans had a profound impact on the tight-knit, generally law-abiding citizens of Little Tokyo.
Many relevant poets and musicians have been left out of the discussion of post-L.A.Riots literature and art, including authors from Leimert Park and South L.A.
A modest mural in San Bernardino offers clues to regional history that is part of a larger story being told.
Black migrants with blue-collar jobs and middle-class American dreams found their ambitions blocked by racially restrictive covenants in all-white suburbs until the 1950s.