NBC News: Editorial: Day of Remembrance Is a Reminder to Continue to Fight Injustice

NBC News: Editorial: Day of Remembrance Is a Reminder to Continue to Fight Injustice

By Karen Korematsu

On this day in 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which gave the U.S. military the authority to incarcerate more than 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. February 19 is observed today as the Day of Remembrance.

Korematsu Day in the Rafu Shimpo

By Korematsu Institute

The Rafu Shimpo has published an article on the Fred Korematsu Day bill. “It’s not just nostalgia, the issues of Korematsu have current impact on all of us especially after 9/11,” said [Assemblymember] Furutani. “The issues of civil liberties have to stand strong whatever the political wind.” Read the full article here.