civil rights

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up: a Presentation by Stan Yogi

Time: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Location: 
Meeting Room

Join us for a fascinating presentation by Stan Yogi, co-author of Fred Korematsu Speak Up. Using PowerPoint, Mr. Yogi will explain the connections he and his co-author have to this book and what led to to write it. He will then introduce us to the subject of his book, Fred Korematsu, a civil rights icon and 1998 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient. Although the targeted audience of this book is for grades 4 to 8, this presentation should be attended by all people interested in the civil rights issues being discussed today.

Remembering 1965: Watershed Year for America

Time: 
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: 
Meeting Room

University of Hawaii Professor Noel Jacob Kent will conduct an informational presentation that is based on his latest book which deals with the domestic and international problems and challenges facing the United States at the beginning of the twentieth century.

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