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Fred Korematsu Day: A Conversation

  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1300 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA (map)

The Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia, in partnership with the Japanese American Citizens League, presents a discussion and audience Q&A between constitutional scholar and author Kermit Roosevelt III and attorney and author David Lat in honor of Fred Korematsu Day. The event will take place at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on Monday, January 30 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. This conversation will touch on the historic significance of the Japanese American civil rights leader Fred Korematsu, whose case Korematsu v. United States was used to test the constitutionality of Japanese internment, and his impact on today’s America. Registration is free and open to the public.

Cost: Free