A big, fat congratulations to Executive Director Tom Ikeda on receiving AKCHO's Charles Payton Award for Cultural A… https://t.co/9gNRN9EF9y
75 yrs ago today, Exclusion Orders 17 & 18, forced nearly half of Seattle Japanese Americans into unlawful detentio… https://t.co/xvIhizIQWq
Tom Ikeda: history tells us we need "a very active, knowledgeable group of individuals” to safeguard civil liberties https://t.co/Gk3krsnJHP
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