Rare color photographs of the Heart Mountain incarceration camp by Takao Bill Manbo. #dayofremembrance
"National Security and Democratic Liberties: The Continuing Significance of Korematsu v U.S." takes places Feb. 23-24 in Honolulu - hosted by the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai'i.
Speakers include: Korematsu coram nobis team members Dale Minami, Prof. Lori Bannai, Prof. Eric Yamamoto, and Leigh-Ann Miyasato; Karen Korematsu; Richardson Scholar Advocate law students Anna Jang and Jaime Tokioka.
Via Susan Serrano. #dayofremembrance
The new Garrick S. Lew Scholarship awards $10,000 to a third-year law student committed to a criminal defense practice after graduation. The scholarship is funded by the MTYKL Foundation and administered by the AABA Law Foundation.
Garrick passed away a year ago next month, March 19.
A great session with SF Public Defender Jeff Adachi and Alameda County DA Nancy O'Malley on Feb. 24 at CSU East Bay. It's part of a new APALI-CSU East Bay program run by Phong La and Suzanne Lee Chan.
Kalani Pe'a made history yesterday at the #GRAMMYs. His album “E Walea” (http://amzn.to/2lAnYF8) was named the winner of the Grammy Award for Best Regional Roots Album.
It was the first time in the history of the category that the award had been won by a Native Hawaiian recording artist. It was also the first time since the category was created in 2011 that the award had not been won by a Louisiana-based Cajun or zydeco album.
"E Walea" is Pe'a's debut album.
Thousands gathered on Ocean Beach the morning of Feb 11 to send a message from the Bay Area to Trump. http://bit.ly/2kHIBO4
The event, dubbed Resist Trump—NOW!, was organized by Brad Newsham, who, in 2007, organized a similar Ocean Beach action calling for the impeachment of then-President Bush.
Al Jarreau passed away today (via Sue).
One of my favorite artists from the '80s.
His website crashed due to load, but here's the message his team posted earlier (via http://bit.ly/2kHJc2l) on the site:
He will be missed. A few days ago, I was asked to describe Al to someone who knew of his success, but did not know him as a person. I responded with this: His 2nd priority in life was music. There was no 3rd. His 1st priority, far ahead of the other, was healing or comforting anyone in...Read more
Source: The Trump administration is not currently planning to appeal the decision blocking its travel ban to the Supreme Court.
30 minutes later, they changed their mind: http://wapo.st/2kBP6SB