Duncan Ryuken Williams

Duncan Ryuken Williams is a Soto Zen priest and Director of the Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture at the University of Southern California.

IdeasMagazine | Special Section

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The recent talk of a Muslim registry isn’t the first time the United States government has targeted individuals based on their religion. Duncan Ryuken Williams shares the often overlooked stories of Buddhist Japanese Americans who were interned during WWII—and explains why it’s critical now to revisit their sacrifices and contributions.

By Duncan Ryuken Williams

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