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Thu Dec 15 2016 (Updated 12/16/16)Japanese American Community Rallies Against Growing Racial and Religious Hatred
Thu Dec 15 2016 (Updated 12/16/16)San Francisco Japanese Americans Protest Growing Wave of Racism, Homophobia, Xenophobia
On November 22, hundreds of Japanese Americans, Japanese, and supporters of human rights rallied to call for unification against racism, xenophobia and attacks on immigrants, LGBT and other disenfranchised communities. The rally was held at the Peace Plaza in San Francisco's Japan Town. Speakers addressed the growing racism, xenophobia, and attacks on minorities and LGBT. Participants reflected on the effect on themselves and their families of the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans, Peruvian Japanese, and Japanese in concentration camps during the Second World War. The rally was sponsored by the Bay Area Day of Remembrance Consortium.
One speaker was Grace Shimizu who was with the Comfort Women Justice Coalition. Larry Yamamoto, a retired member of ILWU Local 10, spoke about his family's incarceration in concentration camps during the Second World War. He addressed the fight of the ILWU against discrimination.
SF SEIU 2015 Demand "Raise Homecare Wages Now"! Living Wages & Justice Needed! Tuesday Nov 14th 8:27 PM
Apartment associations and realtor associations are the enemies of renters Friday Nov 10th 11:03 PM
SF Community Labor Rally Defends SFSU Professor Rabab Abdulhadi Against Zionist Lawsuit Thursday Nov 9th 4:51 PM
Call SF Bd of Supes for Marijuana: We Voted 75% for It (1 comment) Wednesday Nov 8th 7:42 AM
Mass Campaign to Drive Out Trump and Pence Launches in Bay Area Monday Nov 6th 12:04 AM
Rally in SF to Save Temporary Protected Status for Immigrants Friday Nov 3rd 7:17 AM
Privatization of Laney and CCSF and "The Fight For 52 cent" On 1934 Minneapolis Gen Strike (3 comments) Wednesday Nov 1st 11:47 AM
Bayview Hunters Point Environmental and Climate Justice Struggles Against Pollution and Gentrification (2 comments) Saturday Oct 28th 11:39 AM
SF November 4 It begins: The Trump/Pence Regime Must GO! (1 comment) Wednesday Oct 25th 4:49 PM
It’s Not Your Father’s DSA Sunday Oct 22nd 11:12 PMMore Local News...
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Corporate Fascism & SF Federal OSHA Whistleblower Darrell Whitman Presentation to PSI Sunday Nov 12th 11:29 AM
War Monger Rep. Nancy Pelosi says she’d support a ground invasion in N.Korea "last resort" (1 comment) Tuesday Nov 7th 4:23 PM
Labor, Mumia, The Trial And The Fight For Freedom With Mumia's Lawyer Rachel Wolkenstein Saturday Oct 28th 5:00 PM
Neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer is still on Twitter despite being banned (1 comment) Tuesday Oct 10th 9:49 PM
Colin Kaepernick, Trump, Race, Class, Capitalism & The NFL Thursday Sep 28th 2:11 PM
Technology, Automation, Internationalism, Longshore Workers And The Future Of Work Tuesday Jul 25th 12:55 PM
PEACE vigil: Stop Funding Saudi War Crimes (2 comments) Wednesday Jul 19th 1:55 PM
Miskitu-Nicaragua Genocide Case In U.S. San Francisco Court Invokes Political Question Thursday Jul 13th 4:02 PM
Internment, Japanese Americans, Japanese Peruvians, Labor And The Lessons For Today Sunday Jul 2nd 4:39 PM
OHSHA Investigator Calls On US DOL Secretary Acosta To Investigate Former DOL Sec.Perez Monday Jun 5th 9:29 AMMore Global News...
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SF Protest Against ADL Terrorism Against Professors Critical Of Israel/Training US Police Monday Nov 13th 2:33 PM
Black Reconstruction in Our Times: CPE track at Zinn Book Fair Wednesday Nov 8th 3:04 PM
AVERTING U.S. WAR ON NORTH KOREA: What Progressives Must Know and Know and Do Now Wednesday Nov 8th 2:46 PM
America's Next War and How To Prevent It Tuesday Nov 7th 3:05 PM
NUHW Roselli Support Racist Union Buster Newsom “Newsom Head Up His Ass” Said ATU Pres Friday Nov 3rd 4:52 AM
Celebrate the Russian Revolution on it's 100th Anniversary! (1 comment) Tuesday Oct 31st 3:32 PM
SF Democrats Who Oppose Pot & Gay Liberation Wednesday Oct 4th 9:10 PM
Harassment by Verizon to tell us what we know: It is 70 to 80 degrees! (1 comment) Wednesday Sep 27th 10:42 AM
"Trumpcare Kills" Projected on SF Federal Building Wednesday Sep 20th 8:55 AM
"The Scapegoating Of Russia" By Dan Kovalik Friday Sep 15th 9:24 AMOpen Newswire...
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