Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution NYC

02.02.2018 - Pressenza New York

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Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution NYC
(Image by Michael Ishii)

While Trump spewed divisiveness and bigotry on national TV at the State of the Union address, the Japanese-American community was celebrating a civil liberties hero and NYC communities coming together to fight for civil liberties.

Sold out house at NYC Inaugural Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution at the the NYU Cantor Film Theater. Fred Toyosaburo Korematsu was an American civil rights activist who objected to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

Photos by David Okada,

Council Member Daniel Dromm Sponsor of Resolution 792 for Fred T. Korematsu Day

Theresa Doherty Community Affairs Office of The Mayor

Theresa Doherty Community Affairs Office of The Mayor Giving Proclamation to Karen Korematsu for Fred Korematsu Day January 30, 2018

Panel Discussion with Moderator Rocky Chin

group photo of some of the participants in the program

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