Bay Area Day of Remembrance Set for Feb. 18

SAN FRANCISCO — “No Barbed Wire! No Walls!” is the theme of Bay Area Day of Remembrance 2018, to be held Sunday, Feb. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the AMC Dine-in Kabuki, 1881 Post St. (at Fillmore) in San Francisco Japantown.

“The Journey,” a mural by Sheila Hamanaka

Day of Remembrance events are held on or around Feb. 19, the date in 1942 when President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which led to the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans living on the West Coast. Event organizers connect that experience with current civil rights issues, such as the treatment of immigrants under the Trump Administration.

Former KTVU reporter John Sasaki will se