Northwest Asian Weekly: Call to Action: Stop Repeating History

On Sept. 18, the children of Gordon Hirabayashi, Minoru Yasui, and Fred Korematsu filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court opposing Executive Order 13780, the Trump administration’s travel ban on nationals from six Muslim-majority nations, pointing to the unjust incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II as an urgent warning against presidential powers run amok.

The Salt Lake Tribune: Topaz Museum brings to life trials Japanese-Americans faced in Utah internment camp

For Bobby, Daniel and Carol Hirano, the hot, bouncy bus ride through Delta's agricultural sprawl to the Topaz camp was a bit of a homecoming. As the school bus circled what remains of the mile-square internment camp, three generations of the Bay Area family peered out the window envisioning what this place was like for parents James and Mary, who were sent here with two of their children.

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.