Japanese Americans

Yuri Kochiyama print (dignidadrebelde/Creative Commons)

Yuri Kochiyama, Civil Rights Activist And Friend Of Malcom X, Dies At 92 In Berkeley

Civil right activist Yuri Kochiyama, whose photograph famously appeared in Life magazine cradling the head of Malcom X moments after he was shot, has died of natural causes in her Berkeley home.

06/05/2014

Dorothy Toy & Paul Wing were one of the top all-Asian dance acts of the 1930s and 1940s. (CBS)

Famed Dancer Dorothy Toy Reveals How Rival Sabotaged Career

Known as the “Chinese Ginger Rogers,” Dorothy Toy was one of the most famous dancers in the Bay Area. But a deep, dark secret revealed by a jealous rival sabotaged her dreams.

05/21/2013

California Internment Camp

Day Of Remembrance Held In San Francisco’s Japantown

It was 70 years ago that then U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt issued the executive order that led to the internment of more than 110,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.

02/19/2012

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