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Round Table Discussion: Five Former Nisei Week Queens

Round Table Discussion: Five Former Nisei Week Queens

While the Nisei Week Festival arouses cheer for seven days of celebration, the duties of the Nisei Week Queen are everlasting.
Two Lives in Times of War

Two Lives in Times of War

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.
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How World War II Era Internment Camps Changed Little Tokyo

How World War II Era Internment Camps Changed Little Tokyo

Internment of Japanese and Japanese-Americans had a profound impact on the tight-knit, generally law-abiding citizens of Little Tokyo.
Writers, Riots & the Expo Line

Writers, Riots & the Expo Line

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.
Concealed San Bernardino Mural Reveals Japanese-American Story

Concealed San Bernardino Mural Reveals Japanese-American Story

A modest mural in San Bernardino offers clues to regional history that is part of a larger story being told.
A Southern California Dream Deferred: Racial Covenants in Los Angeles

A Southern California Dream Deferred: Racial Covenants in Los Angeles

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.