b. 1912 d. 2001 Location: U.S.
Miné Okubo was one of over one hundred thousand people of Japanese descent – nearly two-thirds of whom were American citizens – who were forced into “protective custody” shortly after Pearl Harbor. She chronicled the experience in her book Citizen 13660
“I hope things can be learned from this tragic episode, for I believe it could happen again.” – Miné Okubo