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LA Premiere of 'And Then They Came for Us' - Featuring George Takei & many Others Who Were Incarcerated..

Date: Monday, 27 November, 2017       Time: 7:00 pm
This Event is 1 Day.
The Downtown Independent - Los Angeles
251 S Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012


Phone: (213) 617-1033
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Seventy-five years ago, Executive Order 9066 paved the way to the profound violation of constitutional rights that resulted in the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans.  Featuring George Takei and many others who were incarcerated, as well as newly rediscovered photographs of Dorothea Lange, And Then They Came for Us brings history into the present, retelling this difficult story and following Japanese American activists as they speak out against the Muslim registry and travel ban.  Knowing our history is the first step to ensuring we do not repeat it.  And Then They Came for Us is a cautionary and inspiring tale for these dark times. Please partner with us to share this critical story.

"It was a failure of American democracy, and yet because most Americans are not aware of that dark chapter of American history, it's about to be repeated."  - George Takei, Actor and Activist

Date
Nov 17, 2017

Time
7:00 pm

Co-Sponsored by
ACLU of Southern California
Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Capital and Main
Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greater-Los Angeles Area
Define American
Equal Justice Society
Facing History and Ourselves
Fred T. Korematsu Institute
Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute
Japanese American Bar Association
Japanese American National Museum
Japanese American Citizens League
Jonathan Logan Family Foundation
Little Tokyo Historical Society
Manzanar Committee
Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress
Nikkei Progressives
One Justice
SILA Consulting
Vigilant Love Coalition



Monday, 27 November, 2017

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