2011 Press Coverage

How the Senate Murdered the Bill of Rights
by Brad Bannon, US News & World Report
December 9, 2011

Korematsu Included in Sculpture of Noted Humanitarians

Rafu Shimpo – Los Angeles Japanese Daily News
September 15, 2011

APA Spotlight: Ling Woo Liu, director of the Korematsu Institute
8Asians web site
June 23, 2011

FDR’s Solicitor General Withheld Evidence in Japanese Internment Cases
by Michael Tennant, the New American
June 7, 2011

Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Members Release Statements on Withholding of Report Regarding Japanese American Internment Cases
by CAPAC Members
May 31, 2011

The Truth about WWII Internment
Editorial, Los Angeles Times
May 27, 2011

DOJ Official Acknowledges Mistakes in Japanese American Internment Cases
by Asraa Mustufa, Colorlines News for Action
May 26, 2011

Japanese Americans Silent No More, Talk About Internment
by Jean C. Wong, Northwest Asian Weekly
May 26, 2011

Into the Next Stage: Admission a Fitting End to Heritage Month
by George Toshio-Johnston, Rafu Shimpo
May 26, 2011

Local Praise for Feds’ Official Confession of Error
by Charles Burress, El Cerrito Patch
May 26, 2011

Federal Official Says Japanese Internment was a Mistake (TV clip)
KSEE 24 (Fresno)
May 25, 2011

Japanese-Americans Not Surprised by Internment Lies
Paula Lloyd, The Fresno Bee
May 25, 2011

US Official Cites Misconduct in Japanese American Internment Cases
by David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times
May 24, 2011

Justice Department Admits Mistake During Japanese American Internment Cases
Angry Asian Man blog
May 24, 2011

In DOJ Speech, Katyal Addresses Internment Cases
by Mike Scarcella, Legal Times Blog
May 24, 2011

US Lawyer Cites WWII-Era Mistakes on Internment
by Mike Sherman, Associated Press
May 24, 2011

Katyal speaks of SG ‘mistakes’ in Japanese Internment Cases
by Tony Mauro, National Law Journal
May 23, 2011

US Admits Japanese-American Internment ‘Mistake’
Agence France Presse (AFP)
May 20, 2011

Unprecedented admission of error from US Dept of Justice: Confession of Error: The Solicitor General’s Mistakes from the Japanese Internment Cases
by Neal Katyal, acting US Solicitor General, US Department of Justice web site
May 20, 2011

Daughter of Civil Rights Leader Tells Students About Fight Against Japanese Internment
by Drew Himmelstein, Patch South San Francisco
May 12, 2011

Story of Japanese American civil rights pioneer shared at South San Francisco High assembly
by Neil Gonzales, Bay Area News Group
May 11, 2011

經濟不景時期移民淪為替罪羊 本田促美國政府為排華道歉 (Amid Economic Downturn, Immigrants Become Scapegoats.  Honda urges the U.S. Government to Apologize for the Chinese Exclusion Act)
by Ren Weiwei, Sing Tao Daily
February 23, 2011

Theme of “Fighting Against Fear” Promotes Unity Between Japanese Americans and American Muslims
Fight Back! News
February 21, 2011

VOX POPULI: Fred Korematsu: An American Patriot                      9
by Yukio Kawaratani, Rafu Shimpo
February 17, 2011

VOX POPULI: Before it Becomes Normal: Korematsu Day at Hastings Law School
by Laurie Shigekuni, Rafu Shimpo
February 10, 2011

Adventures in Multicultural Living – A Snow Day for Lunar New Year’s Eve: Auspicious Dreams and Korematsu Day
by Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, New America Media Ethno Blog
February 9, 2011

Fred Korematsu Remembered
by John Sammon – Nikkei West
February 7, 2011

Korematsu Day (editorial)
New York Times
February 4, 2011

Civil Rights Leader Celebrates California’s First Fred Korematsu Day
by Christine McFadden, Pacific Citizen
February 4, 2011

Fred Korematsu Day, Magic Valley, and 99 Years
The Hawaii Herald
February 4, 2011

Internment Resister is Honored
Photo by Hector Amezcua, Sacramento Bee
February 3, 2011

Coverage of first Fred Korematsu Day celebration (radio clip)
KPFA Apex Express
February 3, 2011

First Korematsu Day Celebrated
The Rafu Shimpo
February 3, 2011

Korematsu Day Honors Interned Americans
by Gerald Hill, Sonoma Index Tribune
February 3, 2011

Karen Korematsu Visits King Hall
by Kevin R. Johnson, UC Davis School of Law web site
February 3, 2011

Civil Rights Champion’s Story Comes to Classrooms (TV clip)
by Gordon Tokumatsu, KNBC (Los Angeles)
February 2, 2011

Why We All Must Remember Fred T. Korematsu
by Emil Guillermo, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) blog
February 2, 2011

Honoring Fred Korematsu
by Akil Vohra, the White House Office of Public Engagement blog
February 1, 2011

California Marks First ‘Fred Korematsu Day’ (radio clip and text)
by Kari Moran, KPCC radio, Los Angeles
February 1, 2011

Celebrating Fred Korematsu Day with Jesse Jackson & Company
by John Lin, 8Asians
February 1, 2011

USA: Japanese Civil Rights Icon Fred Korematsu Celebrated
by Angilee Shah, Global Voices Online
February 1, 2011

Front page story: A Civil Rights Hero Gets His Day
by Maria La Ganga, Los Angeles Times
January 31, 2011

Civil Rights Leaders Honor Oakland Activist
by Sean Maher, Oakland Tribune
January 31, 2011

Karen Korematsu on the Life and Legacy of her Father
by Jill Replogle, Livermore Patch
January 31, 2011

Korematsu Day Honors Oaklander’s Fight for Civil Rights
by Summer Chiang, New American Media
January 31, 2011

Korematsu Day: The Politics of Vindication
by David S. Meyer, Politics Outdoors
January 31, 2011

His Day (TV clip)
by Linda Yee, KPIX Channel 5
January 30, 2011

Bay Area Honors Asian American Man (radio clip)
by Doug Sovern, KCBS
January 30, 2011

California Marks the First Fred Korematsu Day
by Ling Woo Liu, TIME
January 30, 2011

A Brief History of Internment Camps in America
by Ishaan Tharoor, TIME
January 30, 2011

Californians Honor World War II Internment Defier
The Associated Press (via CBS 47)
January 30, 2011

Happy Fred Korematsu Day
by Angilee Shah, Mother Jones
January 30, 2011

Fred Korematsu Day in San Francisco
by Abraham Thompson, Epoch Times
January 30, 2011

Fred T. Korematsu: Civil Rights Leader Resisted Internment
by Jill Replogle, Alameda Patch
January 30, 2011

Front page story: Fred Korematsu Day a First for an Asian American
by Kevin Fagan, San Francisco Chronicle
January 29, 2011

Fred Korematsu Day a Time to Reflect and Learn
KHTS, Santa Clarita
January 29, 2011

Honoring a Japanese American Who Fought Internment (radio clip)
KQED radio
January 28, 2011

California Shows Love for Civil Rights Hero Fred Korematsu
by Julianne Hing, Colorlines
January 28, 2011

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Notes California’s First Fred Korematsu Day
Calif. Dept of Education press release
January 28, 2011

Fred Korematsu Day: Honoring a Civil Rights Champion
by Warren Furutani, Daily Breeze
January 27, 2011

Celebrating Fred Korematsu Day
by Ling Woo Liu, op-ed in Discover Nikkei
January 26, 2011

Honor the First Fred Korematsu Day
United Farmworkers web site
January 26, 2011

Local Japanese Americans Celebrate the Life of Civil Rights Activist Fred Korematsu
by Joel Hersch, Santa Cruz Sentinel
January 25, 2011

Japanese Civil Rights Icon Gets State Honor (radio clip)
by Dave Padilla, KCBS
January 24, 2011

East Bay Civil Rights Icon to be Honored
by Chris Metinko, Oakland Tribune
January 23, 2011

Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: Fred Korematsu Finally Gets His Day
by Vivien Kim Thorp, NichiBei Weekly
January 23, 2011

Celebrating and Preserving Our Civil Liberties
by Becky O’Malley, Berkeley Daily Planet
January 19, 2011

Fred Korematsu Day Celebration Set for Jan. 30th
Asian Week
January 18, 2011

Never Again
by Martin Snapp, personal blog
January 17, 2011

Korematsu Day to be Celebrated at Cal
The Rafu Shimpo
January 13, 2011

Honor the First Fred Korematsu Day
Cesar Chavez Foundation web site
January 1, 2011