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George Yoshinaga Horse

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Rafu Shimpo

HQ Phone: (213) 629-2231

Rafu Shimpo

138 Onizuka Street

Los Angeles, California 90012

United States

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The Rafu Shimpo began in April 1903 as a simple news sheet posted on local bulletin boards and today is the nation's leading bilingual Japanese American daily newspaper, read by over 45,000 each day. Rippo Iijima, Masaharu Yamaguchi and Seijiro Shibuya... more

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In his July 31, 2012 column, ...

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In his July 31, 2012 column, George Yoshinaga of the Rafu Shimpo wrote, "As a former resident at Heart Mountain, I am pissed off with an exhibit that has nothing to do with the evacuation of 120,000 Japanese Americans. He ends by asking, "Just who made such a stupid decision? George Yoshinaga, "Horse's Mouth: About Signed 'Markers' in Vegas," Rafu Shimpo, Jul 31, 2012, http://www.rafu.com/2012/07/horses-mouth-about-signing-markers-in-vegas/.


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Supervisor Mike Antonovich with George Yoshinaga at Santa Anita Race Track.

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Longtime Rafu Shimpo columnist George "Horse" Yoshinaga passed away on Aug. 17 at the age...


concentration camps | Manzanar Committee

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Responding to Rafu Shimpo columnist George Yoshinaga, who has, for many years, argued that concentration camp is not an appropriate term to describe the camps that Americans of Japanese ancestry and their immigrant parents were imprisoned in during World War II, Kashiwagi criticized Yoshinaga's stance in a piece submitted to the Rafu Shimpo and to the Manzanar Committee blog.

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Filed under Commentary Tagged with Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga, Aiko Yoshinaga Herzig, civil rights, concentration camp, concentration camps, discrimination, George Yoshinaga, Grateful Crane, Japanese American, Japanese American Internment, Rafu Shimpo, Soji Kashiwagi
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More From Okazaki On Use of "Concentration Camp;" Refutes Rafu Shimpo Columnist George Yoshinaga
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On September 8, 2010, Rafu Shimpo columnist George Yoshinaga once again railed against the use of concentration camp to describe the camps that Americans of Japanese ancestry and their immigrant parents were imprisoned in during World War II.
In Yoshinaga's column, "Horse's Mouth: Raku, A Japanese Restaurant" (Yoshinaga's comments were also included in a separate column, "Horse's Mouth: The Richest Countries In The World," September 14, 2010), he claimed that the ten camps were not concentration camps because, "those who wanted to leave camp had no problem, contrary to her statements."
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Yoshinaga went on to describe his exploits outside the barbed wire, more than implying that he and all other Japanese Americans at the Heart Mountain camp had complete freedom and could come and go as they pleased. Read more of this post
Filed under Commentary Tagged with Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga, civil rights, concentration camp, concentration camps, discriminiation, George Yoshinaga, Heart Mountain, internment, Japanese American Internment, Joyce Okazaki, Karen Ishizuka, Manzanar, Manzanar Committee, Michi Weglyn, racism, Rafu Shimpo, Roger Daniels, Tule Lake, Years of Infamy


George Yoshinaga, an ...

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George Yoshinaga, an ex-internee at Heart Mountain and columnist for the Japanese-English language newspaper Rafu Shimpo, wrote: "As a former resident at Heart Mountain, I am pissed off with an exhibit that has nothing to do with the evacuation of 120,000 Japanese Americans."


George Yoshinaga, an ...

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George Yoshinaga, an ex-internee at Heart Mountain and columnist for the Japanese-English language newspaper Rafu Shimpo, wrote: "As a former resident at Heart Mountain, I am pissed off with an exhibit that has nothing to do with the evacuation of 120,000 Japanese Americans."

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