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‘Even if it took time, we have the goodness to still apologize’: California Issues Formal Apology For Role in Japanese Internment

even if it took time we have the goodness to still apologize california issues formal apology for role in japanese internment

Seventy-eight years ago on February 19, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 authorizing the relocation and internment of Japanese Americans just months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. About 120,000 men, women, and children were moved to 10 camps across the western U.S., including two in California. Now, in a unanimous vote, the …

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