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California Board Apologizes for WWII Firing of Nikkei State Employees

By ANDY NOGUCHI SACRAMENTO — Tear-choked stories of past injustice moved the California State Personnel Board to unanimously vote to apologize for its 1942 firing of 265 employees of Japanese ancestry at its Jan. 10 meeting in Sacramento. The plight of these employees, unjustly labeled “disloyal” and then shipped off to America’s World War II concentration […]