Allegiance

George Takei, wearing a black jacket, stands next to a Japanese-American grandmother wearing a brown jacket and white scarf.

That Time George Takei and Grandma Satako Saved Thanksgiving

A Donald Trump surrogate recently compared the president-Elect’s Muslim registry plan to Japanese-American internment during World War II. Contributor Sophie Sarkar reflects on this political moment through a heartwarming story about her grandmother meeting fellow internee George Takei after a Thanksgiving showing of his Broadway musical, “Allegiance.”

George Takei Compares Syrian Refugee 'Hysteria' To WWII Xenophobia

Takei talks about his time in an internment camp for Japanese Americans during World War II and the current paranoia against Syrian refugees during an MSNBC appearance. 

George Takei Calls Out Virginia Mayor for Comments on Syrian Refugees

The acclaimed actor, who survived an internment camp for Japanese Americans during World War II, wrote an open letter to Roanoake mayor David Bowers.