Mine Okubo was one of 110,000 people of Japanese descent–nearly two-thirds of them American citizens — who were rounded up into “protective custody” shortly after Pearl Harbor. Citizen 13660, her memoir of life in relocation centers in California and Utah, was first published in 1946.
The exhibition “Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties” at the Brooklyn Museum considers how the artists of this monumental decade expressed the Civil Rights struggles in their artwork. Learn more.
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You are You by Lindsay Morris offers insight into a camp for children of all identities. Read the article or view a slideshow.
“In conservative Mississippi, some business owners who support equal treatment for gay and lesbian people are pushing back against a new law that bans government from limiting the free practice of religion.” Read more.
The Washington Post reports, “President Mahmoud Abbas has spoken before about the crimes of the Holocaust, but this time the statement was released in English and Arabic and seemed timed for Holocaust Remembrance Day.” Read more.
The Holocaust, from the perspective of a Jewish ceremonial object, by QCC Student Stephanie Koshki 11 million deaths; 6 million Jews, 5 million “other”. To say that the holocaust was horrible is an understatement. The Nazis may have killed 11 million people, but I am here today as verification that the holocaust did indeed happen. In all…
QCC Student Sergio Pavon writes from the perspective of an actual prison uniform worn by Walter Loebner: I was but a simple garment worn by Jewish men, women and children whom were imprisoned in the death camps that the Nazis utilized during the final solution. Solution to what? What is the Jewish question this so called Furher said needed…