If you want to learn more about Frank Emi and the history of Japanese Internment during WWII, either to deepen your discussion with your child[ren] or just to learn more, check out these resources we’ve compiled:
Our article, meant to aid in discussing Japanese Internment with your child:
More information about Frank Emi and his story:
Background: America’s relationship with its citizens of Asian decent:
History of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, a unit of mainly Japanese American soldiers who fought for the US in the European theater:
There’s a beautiful quote in that long documentary by Daniel Inouye, who fought for the 442nd and won the Medal of Honor, about protestors like Frank Emi:
A timeline of the Japanese internment:
This PBS site also has a lot of other links and resources.
Photos of the camps and the process of people being forced into them; sometimes the visual helps to understand the reality of what happened.