Imagine you are Yuri Kochiyama, so you are writing in first person like YOU are her. Imagine she took a time machine to the future (with us now) and learned about the separation of migrant families.

Let’s jump in and learn about Yuri Kochiyama, a tireless civil rights advocate, and apply her ideas to today.
There are TWO (2) links below to watch and TWO (2) links below to read:

Asian American and Pacific Islander Civil Rights Heroes – Yuri Kochiyama – Link (2 minutes) – Watch & Read Write-up Below the Video (Links to an external site.)

Yuri Kochiyama – Meeting Malcolm X (A Famous Civil Rights Leader) – Link (3 Minutes) (Links to an external site.)

Link – Slate – Japanese-American Activist Who Helped Win Reparations, Witnessed Malcolm X Shooting Dies at 93 (1-minute read) (Links to an external site.)

Link – ABC News – Nearly 600 migrant children who were housed at Long Beach shelter reunited with family, sponsors (3-minute read) (Links to an external site.)

After watching and reading the above links, here is your DQ instructions:
Imagine you are Yuri Kochiyama, so you are writing in first person like YOU are her. Imagine she took a time machine to the future (with us now) and learned about the separation of migrant families.

Write a speech that contains:

* minimum 5 sentences about your 5 Ws (who, what, when, why, and how) – this is practice for your final exam. If one of the 5 Ws repeats information, then skip it. Be detailed and thorough.
* minimum of 15 sentences about why it is important to advocate for issues that do not immediately affect you and for people who may not look like you. Yuri used evidence and specific information in her speeches, so you should, too.
* minimum 1 sentence about what Kochiyama would say about the separation of migrant families, including the deaths of children in detention centers, at the US border

* Make sure you provide 1 (one) citation from each of the required 4 (four) sources (i.e. As stated in the CBS News article, “XYZ.”). Demonstrate that you engaged with the learning materials assigned above.