Yuri Kochiyama

Yuri Kochiyama

Yuri Kochiyama was an American activist. Influenced by her Japanese American family's internment and her association with Malcolm X, she advocated for many causes, including Black separatism, the anti-war movement, Maoist revolution, reparations for Japanese-American internees, and the rights of people imprisoned by the U.S. government for violent offenses whom she considered to be "political prisoners". On May 19, 2016, she was featured on the U.S. Google Doodle, sparking controversy over her past statements expressing admiration for figures such as Osama bin Laden. Wikipedia*

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Yuri Kochiyama has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Forum.

Appearances by Title:c. July 29, 1994 - Present Activist Videos: 2

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