2013 Press Coverage


Carlmont Learns Civil Rights Lesson
by Sally Schilling, the Daily Journal
March 2, 2013

History Files: Korematsu’s Stand for Justice
by Cindy Simons, San Leandro Patch
March 1, 2013

Fred Korematsu: Why Ignore a True Hero?
by Barbara Field, Aljazeera
February 27, 2013

Fred Korematsu Day Heroes Celebration
by Ameet Chahall, guest blogger at Sikh Coalition
February 15, 2013

San Francisco: 2013 Fred Korematsu Day Heroes Celebration Hosted by Danny Glover
by John Lin, 8Asians
February 14, 2013

Fred Korematsu Day “Heroes” Celebration
February 7, 2013

Korematsu Day Event Honors Asian Pacific American Civil Rights ‘Heroes’
by Tomo Hirai, Nichi Bei
February 7, 2013

Southland Observes Korematsu Day
Rafu Shimpo
February 7, 2013

Korematsu Day Celebrated in Hawaii
by J.K. Yamamoto, Rafu Shimpo
February 6, 2013

Senior Moments: Fred Korematsu Day
by Phil Shigekuni, Rafu Shimpo
February 2, 2013

Korematsu Day Honors Oakland Civil Rights Leader
by Samantha Masunaga, Oakland North
January 31, 2013

Mayor Salutes Man Who Took Stand Against WW2 Japanese Internment
by Jennifer Vigil, Coronado Patch
January 31, 2013

Remembering Fred Korematsu
Prerna Lal
January 31, 2013

Event to Honor Man Who Defied Internment Camp Order Scheduled at San Diego State
San Diego 6
January 30, 2013

Fight for Justice Inspires Local Students (repost of Honolulu Star-Advertiser article)
by Susan Essoyan, Honolulu Star-Advertiser
January 30, 2013

Gov. Abercrombie Declares Fred Korematsu Day in Hawaii
by Jennifer Robbins, Hawaii News Now
January 30, 2013

Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Fred Korematsu Day
Imperial Valley News
January 30, 2013

Happy Wednesday
by Lucy Wu, Eagle Era (American High School online/print publication)
January 30, 2013

Korematsu’s Efforts Resulted in Apology by U.S. Government
by Lara Yamada, KITV News
January 30, 2013

The Legacy of Fred Korematsu
by Jennifer Errick, National Parks Conservation Association’s (NPCA) Park Advocate
January 30, 2013

Film screening and discussion: “OF CIVIL WRONGS & RIGHTS: THE FRED KOREMATSU STORY”
The Alamedan
January 29, 2013

Korematsu Day Honors Civil Rights Activist
Davis Enterprise
January 29, 2013

The Conversation: The power of a two letter word
Interview by Beth-Ann Kozlovich, Hawaii Public Radio
January 29, 2013

You Know MLK, But Do You Know Fred T. Korematsu?: Why We Should All Celebrate Fred T. Korematsu
by Emil Guillermo, Diverse Education
January 29, 2013

Four Ethnic Chinese Civil Rights Pioneers Recognized (English translation)
by Li Xiulan (Portia Li), World Journal
January 28, 2013

Fred Korematsu Day – Heroes Celebration
by Eric Ignacio, Eignaciofilms
January 28, 2013

Fred T. Korematsu Day 2013: Imagining an Asian American Civil Rights Hall of Fame
by Emil Guillermo, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
January 28, 2013

Held in San Francisco, the Asian civil rights hero on recognition of the commmemorations (English translation)
Photos by Gang “Benson” Chen
January 28, 2013

San Francisco in recognition of sixteen civil rights heroes (English translation)
by Liu Ying, Sina Daily News
January 28, 2013

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Urges Public to Observe Fred Korematsu Day
Pasadena Independent
January 28, 2013

San Jose Commemorates Fred Korematsu
Fight Back! News
January 27, 2013

Fred Korematsu Day (2013 Fred Korematsu Day Pasadena)
WOW! Productions
January 26, 2013

Pasadena Celebrates Korematsu Day
San Marino Tribune
January 26, 2013

Pasadena Marks Fred Korematsu Day
by City News Service, Pasadena Patch
January 26, 2013

Resisters Honored on Fred Korematsu Day in San Francisco
by Frank Abe, resisters.com
January 26, 2013

Fred Korematsu, All-American, Part I and Part II
by Stewart Harris, Your Weekly Constitutional (Audio podcast)
January 25, 2013

Civil Warrior
by Carl Kozlowski, Pasadena Weekly
January 23, 2013

FilVets, Civil Rights Leaders to be Honored at Korematsu Day Heroes celebration
by Malou Liwanag-Bledsoe, Asian Journal
January 23, 2013

Utah Governor Proclaims Fred Korematsu Day
by Rafu Staff and Wire Reports
January 23, 2013

UT to Honor Man Who Challenged Japanese Internment
Associated Press, ksl.com
January 21, 2013

Dear Abby, Ellen & Fred
Hometown Pasadena
January 20, 2013

Senior Moments: My Visit to JACL District Council and Centenery UMC
by Phil Shigekuni, Rafu Shimpo
January 19, 2013

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert Signs Declaration Establishing Fred Korematsu Day
by Rachel Lowry, Deseret News
January 18, 2013

Utah Governor Honors Topaz Internee Fred Korematsu
by Andrea Smardon, KUER
January 18, 2013

Korematsu Day to Be Observed in Pasadena
Rafu Shimpo
January 17, 2013

Utah Governor to Honor Topaz Internee, Fred Korematsu
by Kristen Moulton, The Salt Lake Tribune
January 15, 2013

Remembering Racism That Changed the Coast
by Sara Hayden, Half Moon Bay Review
January 10, 2013