Katy Perry Produces PSA About Japanese-American Internment
After vocally supporting Hillary Clinton throughout the presidential campaign, Katy Perry is now turning her focus to opposing President-elect Donald Trump. The singer will join the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21, and also produced a new PSA about Trump’s proposed Muslim registry.
“We were an American family now living in an internment camp, and our constitutional rights were taken away from us,” Kuromiya says in the video. “It all started with fear and rumors, then it bloomed into the registration of Japanese-Americans. Then the labeling with physical tags and, eventually, internment.”
“I think like a lot of us who are terrified of Trump’s ideals and policies, she is too,” Tanimura said. “And this is one instance where she’s able to help educate someone — even one person — on the horrors of the past and what could potentially be repeated.”....
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