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Mia Nakaji Monnier

Mia Nakaji Monnier

Mia Nakaji Monnier's journalism and essays have appeared in The Washington Post, O: The Oprah Magazine, BuzzFeed and more. Before going freelance, she worked on staff at The Rafu Shimpo, a century-old Japanese American bilingual community newspaper based in L.A.'s Little Tokyo.

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CARE NOT CAGES" written in in the sky, contributed by Patrisse Cullors, over the L.A. County Jail as seen from Griffith Park | Chris Mastro, In Plain Sight
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Southland Sessions

What It Took to Sky Type 80 Messages Across the Sky

“In Plain Sight" conscripted 80 artists and organizations to make visible the vast and invisible network of detention centers by writing messages in the sky.
 "George Takei Weaving" by Taiji Terasaki | Courtesy of the artist
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Artbound

Troubling History Repeating? Art Examines Parallels Between Japanese American Internment and Today’s Migrants

Two new exhibitions explore the connection between World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans and the United States government’s more recent immigration and travel policies.
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