The Huffington Post: Portland finally apologizes for role in WWII internments of Japanese Americans. Will Oregonian newspaper follow the lead?

9066, the other WWII number which will live in infamy.

Presidential Executive Order 9066 signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1942 set in motion the ethnic cleansing and desert site imprisonment of the entire US Japanese-American population on the West Coast, more than 120,000 innocent men, women and children, US citizens and resident aliens alike, for the duration of WWII.

The Rafu Shimpo: Korematsu Case Brought Up in Court Arguments on Travel Ban

SEATTLE — The case of Fred Korematsu was once again mentioned in a federal courtroom this week as a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals heard arguments that the Trump Administration’s travel ban should be reinstated.

The Oregonian: 'We are scarred but not broken:' Hundreds gather to remember Japanese internment

Seventy-five years ago, George Nakata was met by the stench of animal manure and urine when he entered what would be his Portland home for four months. Black flies hovered and pigeons darted overhead.

The Rafu Shimpo: Trump Concerns Dominate 48th Manzanar Pilgrimage

Concern over the decisions coming out of the newly elected Trump Administration dominated this year’s Manzanar Pilgrimage program, where more than 2,000 people turned out. The annual pilgrimage was held on April 29 at the Manzanar National Historic Site in Inyo County.

The Rafu Shimpo: 'Exclusion’ Looks at Presidio’s Role in JA Incarceration

SAN FRANCISCO — “Exclusion: The Presidio’s Role in World War II Japanese American Incarceration” opened April 1 and will run through March 2018 at the Presidio Officers’ Club Heritage Gallery, 50 Moraga Ave. in the Presidio of San Francisco.

The Rafu Shimpo: Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Focuses on JA Incarceration

SAN FRANCISCO — “Not to Be Forgotten: Legal Lessons of the Japanese Internment” is the theme of the 2017 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest, an essay and video contest open to high school students in the western U.S. and Pacific Islands.

The Rafu Shimpo: Connecting Past and Present

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles marked Fred Korematsu Day (Jan. 30) and the Day of Remembrance (Feb. 19) with a book launch for “Fred Korematsu Speaks Up” (Heyday Books) on Feb. 11. Pictured are co-authors Stan Yogi and Laura Atkins with Karen Korematsu, Fred Korematsu’s daughter and founder of the Korematsu Institute in San Francisco. They were joined by Deanna Kitamura and Laboni Hoq (pictured at right) of Asian Americans Advancing Justice. Illustrated by Yutaka Houlette, “Fred Korematsu Speaks Up” is part of “Fighting for Justice,” a series of social justice-oriented, nonfiction middle-grade books about real-life heroes and heroines of social progress. The speakers discussed how Korematsu’s legal challenge to the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is relevant to today’s executive orders directed at immigrants.