The Person who Challenged Internment

The Person who Challenged Internment

On May 16, 1942, every Japanese American in Seattle was either at an internment camp or on their way to one, except for one person. That day, Gordon Hirabayashi was at an FBI office in Seattle, in violation of an executive order from President Franklin Delano...
Why the Journey of Reconciliation?

Why the Journey of Reconciliation?

In April 1947, Bayard Rustin and George Houser of FOR traveled with 14 other passengers—seven black, seven white—throughout North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia in order to challenge Jim Crow. The year before, the Supreme Court decided in a 7-1 decision...