Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

January 5, 2012

OMA&D Mourns Loss of Gordon Hirabayashi

The UW alumnus who opposed the federal government’s internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II has died at the age of 93. Hirabayashi was one of over 400 UW Nikkei students forced to leave campus in 1942. He was featured in this New York Times article.