Fred Korematsu, NYC, Japanese Americans, incarceration, WWII, wartime hysteria, civil rights, Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution

New York City to Commemorate Inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day 🗓 🗺

Inaugural NYC Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution Tuesday, January 30 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Iris and Gerald B. Cantor Film Center at NYU – 36 E. 8th Street Admission: Free New York City will celebrate its inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution on Tuesday, January 30, which is the civil rights activist’s birthday. … Continue reading New York City to Commemorate Inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day 🗓 🗺

Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog at Japan Society Thursday, January 18 at 6:30 p.m. Admission: $40/$35 Japan Society members, seniors, and students 2018 is the Year of the Dog — get your New Year started out on the right “paw” at this ema making workshop. Ema, or votive wooden plaques, are offered at shrines in Japan to express one’s prayers or gratitude. Originally depicting … Continue reading Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog at Japan Society 🗓 🗺