Who tells our story and how is important. In today’s quest for social justice having multiple perspectives of the same event is essential to battling injustice. The mere acknowledgement that there are different versions of history is key to changing bigoted and bias behaviors. Thus it is important to amass multiple perspectives and acknowledge their role in history, encouraging men, women, and youth to examine and present varying histories.
by Kilian Fitzgerald On this day in 1983, Fred Korematsu’s conviction for treason was overturned, rectifying the infamous ruling of Korematsu v United States of 1944. Korematsu v The United […]
by Kate Todd, NCHS intern TW for racist language. Japanese immigration to California increased rapidly during the Meiji Restoration (1868-1912). Prior to the Restoration, Japan was closed to outside trade […]
TW for racist language. The Chinese Exclusion Act was passed in 1882 and was further amended in subsequent years. The act severely reduced Chinese immigration, especially for women and children. […]