Japanese American incarceration

(Left to right) Gwen Muranaka, Mikey Hirano Culross and Mario Reyes, in the newsroom of the last remaining Japanese American daily newspaper, the Rafu Shimpo in downtown Los Angeles, 2010.

A Japanese American newspaper chronicles the ‘searing’ history of immigrant incarceration


As Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II die, one newspaper finds its community’s history carries new resonance in the current era of immigrant detention.


Japanese Americans remember a dark chapter when they were ‘more number than name’

black and white photo of people holding up signs of location names

New immigration policies are convincing more Japanese Americans to engage in the radical act of remembering