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Fred Korematsu Recognition Fred Korematsu Recognition
Fred Korematsu Recognition
oin us Thursday January 28th, 11:45AM - 1:00PM, University of Michigan Law School - South Hall, Room 1225

Speakers:

Karen Korematsu - Executive Director, Fred T. Korematsu Institute, daughter of Fred T Korematsu

Ron Aramaki - Department of American Culture, University of Michigan

Roland Hwang - Commissioner, MAPAAC & Adjunct instructor of American Culture, University of Michigan

Mary Kamidoi - Former Rowher Internee (AR)

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang - Journalist, NBC News Asian America

Fred Korematsu was a Japanese American who refused to go to a Interment camps during World War II. After being convicted of denying the government's orders, he appealed his case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1998, Korematsu was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He continued to fight for civil rights until his death on March 30th, 2005.
Fred Korematsu Recognition Fred Korematsu Recognition
Fred Korematsu Recognition
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