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 new museum will display artifacts associated with the events of 9/11, while presenting stories of loss and recovery. Visit the museum. Or see more about the collection.
Watch Dr. Christian Perring’s talk “Mentally Ill People as Unfit for Society”
Individual by Rassiel Pichardo I remember growing up as a child Small, curious and filled with joy Acting no different from others– I always smiled But inside, I knew I liked another boy He asked me of my favorite animal I stopped and thought, responding with “bunny rabbit” As he stared at me I…
After finishing his movie Schindler’s List, Director Steven Speilberg took on a mammoth project to record the stories of the remaining Holocaust survivors. His efforts have resulted in nearly 52,000 two-hour eyewitness accounts in 34 languages from 58 countries. Read an interview with Speilberg. Or view a survivor’s story.
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.
Write a six-word race card to express your experiences, thoughts and hopes. Post your own race card here. Or join the conversation.