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Civil Rights Activist Yuri Kochiyama Dies At 93

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Civil Rights Activist Yuri Kochiyama Dies At 93

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Civil Rights Activist Yuri Kochiyama Dies At 93

Civil Rights Activist Yuri Kochiyama Dies At 93

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Prominent activist Yuri Kochiyama has died of natural causes at 93. The civil rights champion successfully fought for reparations to be paid to Japanese-Americans interned during World War II.

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