‘S.F. Day of Remembrance’ points out hypocrisy and calls for justice

Each year the Bay Area Day of Remembrance Consortium presents speakers and performances to remember the constitutional injustices Nikkei faced during World War II, and to draw similarities with today’s post-9/11 world. Performance artist and activist Judith Nihei and the Rev. Michael Yoshii of the Buena Vista United Methodist Church in Alameda, Calif. emceed the […]

Bay Area DOR reflects on past and present

The Bay Area Day of Remembrance took place Feb. 17 at the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas in San Francisco’s Japantown. The annual gathering commemorates the nearly 120,000 people of Japanese descent who were incarcerated in American concentration camps during World War II. This year’s DOR, the 34th iteration of the San Francisco Bay Area’s ceremony, celebrated […]

Lost words

It has been said by many that writing letters is a lost art form. People under the age of 35 or so may have never experienced the sentimental emotions of discovering that dusty old shoebox full of beautifully crafted letters that convey love, joy, sorrow and introspection. The grief-stricken letter with tear-stained handwriting or the […]

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