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California Apologizes for WWII-Era Incarceration of Japanese Americans

HeadlineFeb 21, 2020

California has formally apologized for its role in imprisoning more than 120,000 Japanese Americans in internment camps during World War II. As survivors of internment camps and their families stood by, state lawmakers unanimously approved on Thursday a resolution lamenting the state’s “failure to support and defend the civil rights and civil liberties of Japanese Americans.”

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