The Long Journey Home: Honoring UW Nikkei Students of 1941-1942

This is the link to the video of the ceremony on May 18, 2008 at the University of Washington, in which the university awarded honorary degrees to those Japanese Americans enrolled at the University of Washington who were unable to finish their degrees because they were wrongfully and tragically interned by our racist United States government during World War II following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. It is 66 years too late, but I’m glad that my alma mater decided to grant some measure of justice and dignity to these patriotic and courageous Nikkei students.


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