Nikkei of the Year: Continuing the Japanese American legacy in Congress

The death of Hawai‘i political icon Daniel K. Inouye marks the passing of an era. There are no longer any sitting Japanese American members of Congress who worked on the landmark Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which won redress and reparations for persons of Japanese descent deprived of civil liberties during World War II. The […]

TO VOTE TODAY: ‘All the Koreans, over here!’

The failure of state election officials to ensure a level playing field for all voters was amplified on November 6 when Korean Americans at one voting precinct site in Virginia were ordered by poll workers to form a separate line so as not to slow down the process for white voters. The lines were re-integrated […]