Saturday Snapshot

"Strawberry Days: How Internment Destroyed a Japanese American Community" by David Neiwert is on the Kindle screen.

To the right of that, a white coffee cup with a black cat, paws resting on an open book.
Rememberance Day by Tommia Wright

“We were American citizens. We were incarcerated by our American government in American internment camps here in the United States. The term ‘Japanese internment camp’ is both grammatically and factually incorrect.” ~ George Takei

Eighty years ago today, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. I didn’t learn about Washington State’s dark history until college, and it was thanks to a Children’s Lit class.

There’s still time to learn, to hear the stories, to take action in preventing something like this from happening again.

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