Washington college apologizes after administrator alters mural depicting Japanese American incarceration
Boys in internment camp -- National archives

SEATTLE — Bellevue College has apologized after one of its vice presidents altered a mural of two Japanese American children in a World War II incarceration camp by whiting out a reference to anti-Japanese agitation by area businessmen in the accompanying artist description.The art installation “Never Again Is Now,” created by Seattle artist Erin Shigaki, includes an 11-foot-tall mural of two children photographed at a California incarceration camp. The project was brought to Bellevue College last week as the school recognized the Day of Remembrance, which commemorates the day President Frankl...


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