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Day 12. Profile of Excellence: Fred T Korematsu.

“Fred Korematsu was a civil rights leader and pioneer. When the Army forced Japanese Americans into concentration camps during WWII, Fred Korematsu refused to comply with the orders. He was arrested and held in the Presidio Stockade until being sent to the camps. Fred Korematsu fought his conviction and internment with his case making it to the US Supreme Court.” – National Park Service

Learn More about Profile of Excellence: Fred T Korematsu at (https://www.nps.gov/people/fred-t-korematsu.htm).

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