120,000 Japanese Americans were unjustly incarcerated during World War II. Learn about this unprecedented denial of civil liberties and why it still matters today.
Learn about Japanese American history and the legacy of WWII incarceration by exploring personal stories from those who lived through it.
History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. Join us in putting the lessons of Japanese American WWII incarceration into action today.
Campu weaves together the voices of survivors to spin narratives out of the seemingly mundane things that gave shape to the incarceration experience: rocks, fences, food, paper. Follow along as hosts Hana and Noah Maruyama move far beyond the standard Japanese American incarceration 101 and into more intimate and lesser-known corners of this history.
In the wake of the Manzanar Riot of 1942, the WRA established a "temporary" isolation center for "troublemakers" at a recently shuttered Civilian Conservation Corps facility in southeastern Utah.
The 442nd Regimental Combat Team comprised of Japanese American draftees from Hawai'i and became the most decorated unit in U.S. military history for its size and length of service.
The 1948 U.S Supreme Court case that struck down certain provisions of California's notorious Alien Land Act as applied against U.S. citizens of Japanese ancestry.