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36th Annual San Jose Day of Remembrance: Memories of Leaving San Jose

“He put his head against my father’s shoulder and cried. He said, ‘Mr. Yamaichi, my boss told me that they were going to put all of you into camps.’” By Will Kaku The 36th Annual San Jose Day of Remembrance … Continue reading

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2013 San Jose Day of Remembrance: The Changing Face of America

By Will Kaku The 2013 San Jose Day of Remembrance commemorates the signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the forced incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent, two-thirds of whom were American citizens.  The event will also recognize the … Continue reading

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Jimi Yamaichi speaks at the San Jose Day of Remembrance

By Sarah Gabot JAMsj director and curator, Jimi Yamaichi, a pioneer against Asian American discrimination and a hero to several local communities, will be the remembrance speaker at the 31st Annual San Jose Day of Remembrance event. The 2011 Day … Continue reading

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San Jose Day of Remembrance: Fighting Against Fear

By Will Kaku The 31st Annual San Jose Day of Remembrance will take place on February 20, 2011 in the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin. The annual event commemorates the signing of Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942 which … Continue reading

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