Ralph Macchio defends ‘Karate Kid’ from ‘very white’ criticism
During a recent interview with Stellar Magazine, Ralph Macchio defended the classic 1984 film “The Karate Kid” from critics who have said t...
Wisconsin school district rejects award-winning novel about Japanese internment for being ‘diverse’
The Muskego-Norway School Board rejected the use of “When the Emperor Was Divine,” a book recommended by the district’s curriculum committe...
Asian American History
40 Japanese Americans interned while students during WWII receive high school diplomas 80 years later
Forty Japanese American students who were denied their chance to graduate during World War II finally received their diplomas from Mt. Diab...
Meet Mitsuye Endo, The Woman Whose Supreme Court Case Ended Japanese Concentration Camps
Mitsuye Endo is an unsung hero who was the only plaintiff to win a court case that led to the process of ending Japanese American incarcerat...
Bellevue College VP Put on Leave After ‘Removing History’ on Mural for Japanese American Concentration Camps
Bellevue College, a public college in Washington state, has apologized for editing an art installation that commemorated the incarceration o...
Iconic Activist Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga Who Called Out the U.S. Government’s Racism in WWII Dies at 93
Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga, the Japanese-American political activist who persuaded Congress to approve reparations for her fellow inmates of Worl...
Supreme Court Reverses Infamous Korematsu Decision that Allowed Japanese-American Internment
The United States Supreme Court has finally overturned the infamous Korematsu decision on Japanese-American internment during a hearing that...