Berkeley community observes Japanese American Day of Remembrance

Photo of entrance to exhibition "Uprooted" at The Bancroft Library Gallery
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The city of Berkeley as well as UC Berkeley took steps to observe the Japanese American Day of Remembrance, with Bancroft Library hosting am exhibit until June 30 documenting the incarceration of Americans of Japanese descent during World War II.

Members of the Berkeley community gathered in remembrance of the forced detainment of Americans of Japanese descent in internment camps during WWII.
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Retracted: The irony in allegiance

Life in America was the only one they knew. Yet they were stripped of their identities and subject not only to incarceration by the government but also popularized racist sentiment among fellow Americans.
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