Archive for June 3rd, 2014

  • Yuri Kochiyama speaks at an anti-war demonstration in New York City's Central Park around 1968.

Courtesy of the Kochiyama family/UCLA Asian American Studies Center

    YURI KOCHIYAMA, HERO OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND RACIAL JUSTICE, PASSES AWAY

    LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles mourns the passing of Yuri Kochiyama, a giant in the struggle for racial justice for all communities of color. Born Mary Yuriko Nakahara in 1921, she and her first-generation Japanese immigrant family spent her first years […]

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