Zone1 When Japanese Americans fought in the 1980s for Reparations Black politicians and civil rights leaders fought with them

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Blacks leaders fought along with Japanese to help them get reparations. This is something that doesn't get mentioned. It should get mentoned.

Japanese Americans won redress, fight for Black reparations​


When Miya Iwataki and other Japanese Americans fought in the 1980s for the U.S. government to apologize to the families it imprisoned during World War II, Black politicians and civil rights leaders were integral to the movement.

Thirty-five years after they won that apology — and survivors of prison camps received $20,000 each— those advocates are now demanding atonement for Black Americans whose ancestors were enslaved. From California to Washington, D.C., activists are joining revived reparations movements and pushing for formal government compensation for the lasting harm of slavery's legacy on subsequent generations, from access to housing and education to voting rights and employment.

Advocating for reparations is “the right thing to do,” said Iwataki, a resident of South Pasadena, California who is in her 70s. She cited cross-cultural solidarity that has built up over decades.

Black lawmakers such as the late California congressmen Mervyn Dymally and Ron Dellums played critical roles in winning the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which formalized the government's apology and redress payments.

 
Again, I don't really think that the Japanese-Americans deserved reparations. The country did what it had to do in a time of war.

My dad got drafted, was not treated very well in the Army because he was born in Germany, and suffered PTSD for the rest of his life. Yet I'd never ask for reparations for what he went through, because that would be stupid.

So is you asking for reparations for something that happened 160 years ago.
 
The scumbag fdr didn't "have to" throw innocent Americans into his concentration camps.

Sure he did. He was faced with the potential of an invasion of the West Coast, and a population of questionable loyalty.

Every country that the Axis invaded, they found people willing to help. Seems like removing a potential threat was probably a good idea.
 
No he didn't, you ignorant douche. His own Naval Intelligence reported to him that the loyal, innocent US CITIZENS he threw into his concentration camps did NOT pose a threat to the US. I guess being a vile fucking bigot yourself you are inclined to have the same hatred he did.

Uh, when France fell to the Nazis, Marshall Petain became a Collaborator. France's greatest war hero.

So how much trust could we really put into practicing Shintos who still considered Hirohito to be a god?
 
Sure he did. He was faced with the potential of an invasion of the West Coast, and a population of questionable loyalty.

Every country that the Axis invaded, they found people willing to help. Seems like removing a potential threat was probably a good idea.
If that’s the case why weren’t the Japanese and Japanese Americans IN HAWAII sent to the camps? Hawaii was in far more danger of a Japanese invasion than the West Coast.
 
If that’s the case why weren’t the Japanese and Japanese Americans IN HAWAII sent to the camps? Hawaii was in far more danger of a Japanese invasion than the West Coast.

They were already interned. They're on frigging islands. And, their movements on the islands were restricted as well.
 
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The scumbag fdr didn't "have to" throw innocent Americans into his concentration camps.
I think “concentration camps” is a bit much.

My parents were from Utah. They got married during college and lived in the college’s married housing. University of Utah I believe. The married housing consisted of the repurposed internment trailers used to house Japanese Americans during WW2.
 

Blacks leaders fought along with Japanese to help them get reparations. This is something that doesn't get mentioned. It should get mentoned.

Japanese Americans won redress, fight for Black reparations​


When Miya Iwataki and other Japanese Americans fought in the 1980s for the U.S. government to apologize to the families it imprisoned during World War II, Black politicians and civil rights leaders were integral to the movement.

Thirty-five years after they won that apology — and survivors of prison camps received $20,000 each— those advocates are now demanding atonement for Black Americans whose ancestors were enslaved. From California to Washington, D.C., activists are joining revived reparations movements and pushing for formal government compensation for the lasting harm of slavery's legacy on subsequent generations, from access to housing and education to voting rights and employment.

Advocating for reparations is “the right thing to do,” said Iwataki, a resident of South Pasadena, California who is in her 70s. She cited cross-cultural solidarity that has built up over decades.

Black lawmakers such as the late California congressmen Mervyn Dymally and Ron Dellums played critical roles in winning the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which formalized the government's apology and redress payments.


Aren't they white now?...I'm pretty sure leftist xspurtsh have said the japs are overachieving white racists

They killed Abe cause he gave everyone ivermectin and wasn't about to celebrate devirsity
 
If that’s the case why weren’t the Japanese and Japanese Americans IN HAWAII sent to the camps? Hawaii was in far more danger of a Japanese invasion than the West Coast.
Dudley answered that in that Hawaii was already an armed camp. On top of that, there just weren't that many of them as there were on the West Coast.
 

Blacks leaders fought along with Japanese to help them get reparations. This is something that doesn't get mentioned. It should get mentoned.

Japanese Americans won redress, fight for Black reparations​


When Miya Iwataki and other Japanese Americans fought in the 1980s for the U.S. government to apologize to the families it imprisoned during World War II, Black politicians and civil rights leaders were integral to the movement.

Thirty-five years after they won that apology — and survivors of prison camps received $20,000 each— those advocates are now demanding atonement for Black Americans whose ancestors were enslaved. From California to Washington, D.C., activists are joining revived reparations movements and pushing for formal government compensation for the lasting harm of slavery's legacy on subsequent generations, from access to housing and education to voting rights and employment.

Advocating for reparations is “the right thing to do,” said Iwataki, a resident of South Pasadena, California who is in her 70s. She cited cross-cultural solidarity that has built up over decades.

Black lawmakers such as the late California congressmen Mervyn Dymally and Ron Dellums played critical roles in winning the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which formalized the government's apology and redress payments.

More bullshit....
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If that’s the case why weren’t the Japanese and Japanese Americans IN HAWAII sent to the camps? Hawaii was in far more danger of a Japanese invasion than the West Coast.
The wealthy plantation owners (friends of fdr) on Hawaii couldn't afford to lose too many workers.
 
The Japanese Americans who got reparations were the individuals who were actually held in those camps (I worked with one of them, and she said it was the best thing that could have happened).

Republicans would still today support reparations for living people who were once enslaved with the consent of the national government.

Know anyone like that?
 
That's what they were. That's what fdr called them. Words have meanings.

And you don't know any meanings.

FDR was elected FOUR TIMES, by the generations that lived through the GOP caused Great Depression and won WW II in about 3 years, then rebuilt Japan and Europe. His policies and legacy generated the largest middle class in world history, and generated small and medium sized businesses no end.

Get the fuck over it, gimps; you aren't even fit to shine FDR's shoes with your tongues after he stepped in pig shit.
 
Which has absolutely nothing to do with the topic of this thread.
Actually, the topic of this thread is that because black politicians voted for reparations for the Niisi, they should support reparations for slavery, which is absurd.

Frankly, the US never should have apologized for containing a potential security risk at a time of war.

Was Manzinar bad? Sure. The Bataan Death March was worse. Or the Rape of Nanking. Or what Unit 731 was doing in Manchuria.
 

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