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Presidio Dialogues – "Of Civil Wrongs And Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story" Film Screening and Q&A with Karen Korematsu

  • ROSIE THE RIVETER WWII HOME FRONT 1414 HARBOUR WAY SOUTH, SUITE 3000 Richmond, CA 94804 (map)

Experience a screening of the two-time Emmy Award®-winning short documentary, Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story (60 mins), followed by a Q&A and discussion with Karen Korematsu, daughter of Fred Korematsu, and founder and Executive Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute. The discussion will draw parallels between racial profiling and mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII and people of color today.
 
 This event is in honor of Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution, officially recognized on January 30 in California, Hawaii, Virginia and Florida in perpetuity and to recognize the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which led to the forced removal and mass incarceration of 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry into incarceration camps.