Remembering Redress

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Aug. 10 was the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which provided redress and an apology for Japanese Americans incarcerated by the government during World War II. To mark the occasion, Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress screened excerpts from six documentaries at the DISKovery Center in Little Tokyo and held informal discussions with the audience about the relevance of redress to civil rights issues today. Above: A scene from Tadashi Nakamura’s “Pilgrimage” featuring the late Sue Kunitomi Embrey, co-founder of the Manzanar Committee. Below: Event organizers included (from left) Nancy Takayama, Haru Kuromiya, Kay Ochi, Kathy Masaoka, Jim Matsuoka and Suzy Katsuda. (Photos by J.K. YAMAMOTO/Rafu Shimpo)

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