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Yuri Kochiyama: A Passion for Justice


58 minutes
Source: Women Make Movies

Yuri Kochiyama is a Japanese American woman who lived in Harlem for more than 40 years, and has a history of activism on a wide range of issues. This documentary chronicles a remarkable woman's contribution to social change through some of the most significant social movements of the 20th century, including the Black Liberation movement, the struggle for Puerto Rican independence, and the Japanese American redress movement. In an era of divided communities and racial conflict, Kochiyama offers an outstanding example of a humanitarian and compassionate multicultural vision.

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