“Speak Out for Justice”

Directed by Steve Nagano
  • 2018
  • 14 mins

“Speak Out for Justice” (2018, 14 min.) by Steve Nagano. The landmark Los Angeles Commission on the Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians hearings, where Japanese Americans testified about their wartime incarceration for the first time, which led to Japanese American Redress.

 

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Taking A Stand

Voices of resistance, and those who were angered by their wartime incarceration, speak volumes. In the 1980s, it took a federal commission to unravel layers of pain and decades of frustration, which would lead to a historic community victory for redress and reparations.