A birthday salute to an Asian American hero — Gordon Hirabayashi, An American Freedom Fighter

By Maria Batayola and Gary Iwamoto
Northwest Asian Weekly


Hirabayashi’s legacy of justice is now more relevant than ever.  Extensive calls for Black Lives Matter against police racial profiling and targeted hate crimes against Arab American and Muslim communities after the 9-11 terrorist attacks tell us to be vigilant and remember the lessons of the past.

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