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Video Dedicated to Anniversary of Vincent Chin’s Death

Video Dedicated to Anniversary of Vincent Chin’s Death

Examiner Staff June 28, 2011 Comments Off

A Detroit auto industry worker, Vincent Chin was beaten to death on the night before his wedding by two men. As they shouted racial slurs at him, blaming the Japanese (Chin was Chinese) for

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Doug Luna: Community Volunteer Extraordinaire (1944-2011)

Doug Luna: Community Volunteer Extraordinaire (1944-2011)

The International Examiner March 2, 2011 Comments Off

Doug Luna was a very generous guy who always found time to serve his communities, his church, his family and friends, and his country.  On February 23, 2011, Doug passed away, at the age

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Remembering Pioneer Writer Hisaye Yamamoto

Remembering Pioneer Writer Hisaye Yamamoto

Chizu Omori February 16, 2011 Comments Off

A beloved Japanese American literary writer passes, but is remembered by a long-time friend and fellow writer

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Renovator of Nippon Kan Theater Passes Away

Renovator of Nippon Kan Theater Passes Away

IE Guest Contributor January 5, 2011 5

Elizabeth Burke died December 25, 2010 in Ajijic Mexico — a village that she dearly loved. She was 78 years-old and is survived by her husband, Edward, following 59 years of happy marriage. Elizabeth

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Roberto Maestas 1938-2010

Roberto Maestas 1938-2010

The International Examiner October 6, 2010 Comments Off

Roberto Maestas 1938 – 2010 Remembering Roberto Maestas On September 22, 2010, El Centro de la Raza and our Community lost a beloved leader. We invite you to share in the memory of Roberto.

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Remembering Robert “Bob” Mizukami

Remembering Robert “Bob” Mizukami

The International Examiner May 5, 2010 Comments Off

Robert “Bob” Mizukami, Nisei Vet and 442nd member, and former Mayor of Fife, WA. & past president of The Puyallup Valley JACL & board member of NIKKEI CONCERNS & Fife Lion Club. He will be

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The Pioneer Filmmaker

The Pioneer Filmmaker

Alan Chong Lau May 5, 2010 Comments Off

Veteran documentary filmmaker Loni Ding passed away in February. Her career as an independent filmmaker, university professor and television producer spanned decades. Her numerous film and television projects garnered over 15 awards and fellowships.

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Remembering a Legend

Remembering a Legend

Eunice Kwon and Annie Kim Noiguchi December 16, 2009 Comments Off

“How do we free ourselves from our past, if we do not even know this past?” These are the words of the late Professor Emritus Ron Takaki. On May 26, 2009, the legendary Ron

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