Discover Nikkei

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Kohrogi,Acey
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Kohrogi,Acey

Walter O’Malley’s philosophy

Former Director of Asian Operations for Los Angeles Dodgers

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Kobayashi,BJ
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Kobayashi,BJ

Never feeling discriminated against in Hawai‘i

Hawaiian businessman, developer.

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Naganuma,George Kazuharu
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Naganuma,George Kazuharu

Having nowhere to go postwar

(b. 1938) Japanese Peruvian incarcerated in Crystal City

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Wakayama,Tamio
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Wakayama,Tamio

Postwar Deportation Attempts

(1941-2018) Japanese Canadian photojournalist and activist

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Toyoshima,Toshiaki
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Toyoshima,Toshiaki

Unforgettable words of my mother (Japanese)

(b. 1949) Sushi chef. Owner of Sushi Gen restaurant in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo.

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Naganuma,George Kazuharu
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Naganuma,George Kazuharu

Working as a typist in the army

(b. 1938) Japanese Peruvian incarcerated in Crystal City

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Uesugi,Takeo
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Uesugi,Takeo

The first garden he visited in the US

(1940-2016) Issei Landscape Architect

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Kutsukake,Rose
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Kutsukake,Rose

Life after internment in Slocan

(1918-2004) Interned in Slocan during World War II. Active member of the Japanese Canadian community.

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Sakai,Stan
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Sakai,Stan

Influence as a youth

(b. 1953) Cartoonist

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Uyeda,Clifford
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Uyeda,Clifford

Different races have to live together and interact

(1917 - 2004) Political activist

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