Japanese-American history

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How wartime prejudice brought young Japanese Americans together for life


In the years around World War II, exclusion and racial prejudice led Japanese American girls to form hundreds of social clubs to get through the tough times — and have fun. And almost 70 years later, their bonds are just as strong as ever.

Japanese Americans remember ‘darkest hour,’ on Pearl Harbor Day (with video)

Global Politics

Baseball behind barbed wire

The World

Remembering Senator Daniel Inouye

Conflict & Justice

Japanese American WWII Veterans Look Back on Pearl Harbor

The World

Baseball in Japanese internment camps

Conflict & Justice

During World War II, more than 100,000 Japanese and Japanese-Americans were placed in internment camps in the United States; they couldn’t earn money, practice their religion