Image: Persons of Japanese ancestry from San Pedro, California, arrive at the Santa Anita Assembly center in Arcadia, California, in 1942. From the article linked below.
Reblogging this to CoffeeShopRabbi.com. I want my readers to learn about this terrific blog, BarrioBoychick.wordpress.com. There is so much in the news about immigrants and “foreigners” I think this is a story we need to remember right now.
May the day never come again when the United States commits itself to such a hateful program.
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This is interesting to read. I discussed the Japanese Internment with some of my students awhile back. This can never happen again.