California formally apologizes for WWII internment of Japanese Americans

National Feb 21, 2020

California formally apologizes for WWII internment of Japanese Americans

The California Assembly apologized Thursday for discriminating against Japanese Americans and helping the U.S. government send them to internment camps during World War II. The Assembly unanimously passed the resolution as several former internees and their families looked on. After the votes, lawmakers gathered at ...

New generation celebrates legacy of Vancouver Asahi

Baseball Jan 29, 2018

New generation celebrates legacy of Vancouver Asahi

Koichi Kaminishi, the last living member of a storied Japanese-Canadian baseball team active from 1914 until Canada's mass internment of Japanese during World War II, reflected on the team and his wartime experiences at a celebration of his 96th birthday this month near Vancouver. The ...