Not fit for print (Apparently in the white media establishment)

First it was letters to the Travel Section of the Los Angeles Times, followed by an op-ed piece in The New York Times. These opinion pieces distorted the real experiences of the majority of Japanese Americans who had been placed into United States-style concentration camps during World War II. Seems like with the rise of […]

THE KAERU KID: Northwest USA road trip

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series. The goal for this road trip was to meet George Kubota Jr., who I wrote about in my preceding column (in the June 9, 2016 issue of the Nichi Bei Weekly), but the route also gave me an excuse to stay with friends and also […]