They Called Us Enemy

They Called Us Enemy by George TakeiThey Called Us Enemy by George Takei

They Called Us Enemy, is George Takei’s graphic novel memoir with a focus on his upbringing in the Japanese Internment camps during WWII and its later effects. Despite a country that once betrayed him George Takei loves America and its ideals. Eventually becoming a successful actor as Sulu in Star Trek, a politician, and a human rights activist.

This is a great book for anyone looking to understand more about this dark moment in American history. As well as the generational trauma, institutionalized racism, and humiliation suffered by Japanese Americans during WWII.

March 25, 2022

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