Internment Camp
Meeting Malcolm

Political Prisoners
Civil Rights Movement
Multicultural Organizations
Japanese Reparations

Will's Reflection
Victoria's Reflection


VIDEO – Yuri Kochiyama: A Passion for Justice

BOOKS – Discover Your Mission: Selected Speeches and Writings. UCLA Asian American Studies Center Reading Library. June 1998.



Yuri Kochiyama
Record of a Girl: Writing, Photography, and Music – is a page outlining Yuri’s early life and “political awakening”, and especially her affiliation with Malcolm X. It is quite detailed. – Yuri Kochiyama: The Last Revolutionary – The writers here interviewed Yuri Kochiyama and came up with this lengthy article on her activities today and in the recent past. Yuri’s family and friends also make several comments in the article.

RW Online: Yuri Kochiyama – This is an interview conducted by the magazine Revolutionary Worker. The interview covers Yuri Kochiyama’s early life up to Harlem and some of her present day work and ideas.

ReelNewYork – Interview, Pat Saunders – ReelNewYork conducted an interview with Pat Saunders, maker of Yuri Kochiyama: Passion for Justice about her experience making the film and about Yuri Kochiyama and her family themselves.

Japanese Internment
Children of the Camps – A very informative website from pbs on the history of Japanese internment and its effects on the survivors. It has the text of several historical documents, including Executive Order 9066 and the signed apology from the president to internee survivors following Civil Liberties Act 1988.

Japanese Internment Camps and Their Effects – is a student built website sent in to . It gives further information about life for the Japanese in the U.S. and in the internment camps.

Parallels between 9/11 and Japanese Internment – PDF file comparing treatment of Japanese from Pearl Harbor to treatment of Muslims & Arabs from 9/11, something that Yuri warns about.

Young Lords
02AboutYL – This is a page off of the website of the Latino/a Education Service. It gives a good general overview of the Young Lords Party, as well as some outside links.

Malcolm X
Afro-American Almanac – The Basic Unity Program of the Organization for Afro-American Unity, which Malcolm X founded and Yuri was a part of.

The Life and Legacy of Malcolm X – Explains the growth of Malcolm’s political philosophy and his Organization for Afro-American Unity. Change the “ch4.html” in the url from ch1 to ch5 to read more on Malcolm.