By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A California federal judge has denied a bid from a nonprofit group, representing descendants of Japanese Americans interned in camps during World War II, to temporarily bar the sale of a parcel of land. The Tule Lake Committee wants to stop the city of Tulelake, Calif. from selling 358 acres […]
Today, women make up only 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs, according to data from Pew Research Center.
By Jenn Fang Northwest Asian Weekly This year marks the 70th year of the closing of the World War II incarceration camps that imprisoned thousands of Japanese American civilians under inhumane conditions and threat of violence. Yet, this shameful and racist episode of American history still receives scant attention in our history classrooms. The vast […]
By Theresa Weber SEATTLE CHINESE POST ENGLISH EDITION Originally Printed Aug. 20, 1988 The timing was perfect. It was the last day of the Japanese American Citizen’s League’s 30th national convention in Seattle and President Reagan signed the redress bill. Some 50 League members made a mad dash to the airport bound for Washington, D.C. […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers united on May 20 to honor a man who challenged the World War II internment of
LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. District Judge Robert M. Takasugi, who was sent to an internment camp with his family during World War II and overcame discrimination to become the first Japanese American appointed to the federal bench, has died at the age of 78.
SEATTLE (AP) — Don Wakamatsu is proud to be the first Asian American manager in Major League Baseball history. He’s also keenly aware of what his grandparents endured generations before he took over the Seattle Mariners.