Asian American Archive

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

In the last column I discussed the recent publication Muzzled Oxen: Reaping Cotton and Sowing Hope in 1920s Arkansas. I promised a series of columns on that book, and I’ll be picking back up with those in the following weeks. But this week I’d like to call attention to a film that will be available
Category: African American History

Reflections on Rowher by Jessica Yamane

The Rowher Relocation Centerwas one of  the two WWII era internment camps built in Arkansas to imprison Japanese Americans forced from the west coast due to so-called “military necessity.” According to the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History, from September 18, 1942, to November 30, 1945, the Rowher and Jerome camps housed over 16,000 Japanese Americans. It was one
Category: Arkansas