Join leaders from Facing History & Ourselves for the launch of their next All Community Read: They Called Us Enemy by George Takei.
Long before George Takei braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four-year-old boy to find his own birth country at war with his father's, and their entire family forced from their home into an uncertain future.
They Called Us Enemy is Takei's firsthand account of those years behind barbed wire, the joys and terrors of growing up under legalized racism, his mother's hard choices, his father's faith in democracy, and the way those experiences planted the seeds for his astonishing future.
What does it mean to be American? Who gets to decide? When the world is against you, what can one person do? George Takei challenges us to answer these questions in his New York Times bestselling book.
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