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racism history Asian California
Phil Chu
Phil Chu
Making software since the 80s

…FDR issued Proclamation 2537 a prelude to the executive order that FDR “reluctantly” signed imprisoning over 125,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry, entire families, two-thirds of them native born US citizens (Asian immigrants were not allowed to naturalize), behind barbed wire and guard towers in the desert.