For Detroit’s Japanese Americans, oral histories key to preservation of history, future solidarity
PBS NewsHour || Frances Kai-Hwa Wang || November 2021
Season 4 – Episode 6: No-No Boy and the Japanese-American Migration to Detroit
The Detroit History Podcast || Tim Kiska || November 2021
Produced by Dr. Tim Kiska, Frank Abe offers an in-depth history of No-No Boy and writer John Okada’s ties to Detroit, with additional contextualization from Celeste Shimoura Goedert and Mika Kennedy.
Many Voices, One Story | Exiled to Motown
MotorCities National Heritage Area || Brian Yopp || October 2021
Brian Yopp interviews Celeste Shimoura Goedert and Mika Kennedy about Japanese Americans and racialized experiences of Detroit and its automotive industry.
Exiled to Motown Exhibit Tells History of Japanese Americans in Metro Detroit
One Detroit PBS || Bill Kubota || September 2021
Exiled to Motown: Japanse American Resettlement in Detroit, MI
Japanese American Memorial Pilgrimages || Tadaima 2021 || September 2021
Celeste Shimoura Goedert and Mika Kennedy in conversation about Exiled to Motown, Japanese Americans in Detroit, and telling the story through objects and archives.
‘Exiled to Motown’ exhibit showcases the history of Japanese-Americans in Detroit
Michigan Radio || Beenish Ahmed || July 2021
Gallery: ‘Walk Through History’ At New Detroit Museum Show Tracing Japanese American Life Here
Deadline Detroit || Alan Stamm || July 2021
‘Exiled to Motown: A History of Japanese Americans in Detroit’ Opens This Weekend
Deadline Detroit || Emma Klug || July 2021
2021 Bauder Lecture Series | Week Two: The Cranbrook Japanese Garden and the Japanese Experience in Detroit
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research || July 2021
Lecture and Q&A with Dr. Bonnie Clark (University of Denver) and Dr. Mika Kennedy (Kalamazoo College) about the Japanese gardens of the Amache camp and Japanese American resettlement during and after World War II.