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Fred Korematsu: All American Hero

This book is about Fred Korematsu
"Fred Korematsu: All American Hero" is a compelling comic book that chronicles the life of Fred Korematsu, a seemingly ordinary welder from Oakland who emerged as a pivotal figure in the fight against racial injustice. Published on February 1, 2011, this narrative captures Korematsu’s journey from his childhood through his audacious stance against the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, and his continued advocacy into his sixties. Aimed at elementary school readers, this book not only educates but inspires, linking past injustices with contemporary issues of discrimination and profiling, notably post-9/11. It beautifully illustrates the power of one individual's resolve to challenge wrongful government policies, making it an essential read for young learners to understand the impact of civic courage and resilience in the ongoing struggle for racial justice. Fred Korematsu's story is a testament to how voices, even the most unassuming ones, can echo through generations and champion the cause of justice.
Published by Carolina Academic Press on February 1, 2011
96 pages
ISBN: 9781611630008
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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