Seattle Opera’s “An American Dream” spotlights Japanese American injustice

Revival of the 2015 chamber opera features collaborations with local Japanese American and civil rights groups.
Aug 31, 2017

Japanese American incarceration commemorated with vows to counter anti-Muslim political rhetoric

Community leaders from the Muslim American and Japanese American communities discussed how to counter fear-mongering that can lead to racial profiling.
Feb 20, 2017

Khizr Khan’s words echo for Japanese American World War II Gold Star families

The speech challenging Donald Trump's anti-Muslim prejudice has parallels with incarcerated Japanese American families whose sons died fighting for the U.S.
Aug 4, 2016
At the Wing Luke Museum last month, Densho Executive Director Tom Ikeda’s reflection is seen in a display of historical images from the region. Ikeda talked about the Japanese American legacy project. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)

Histories of Japanese Americans imprisoned in WWII go digital

Densho, a Seattle nonprofit, is sharing hundreds of oral histories and other information about Japanese Americans imprisoned during WWII in a searchable database.
Oct 19, 2015