Yuri Kochiyana

 

 

 

Age: 93

 

Summary: Japanese-American civil rights activist who became a follower of Malcolm X until his assassination in 1965 and also experienced the hardships of a World War II internment camp as the daughter of immigrants after public hysteria surrounding Japanese-Americans erupted in the wake of the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: May 19, 1921

 

Died: June 1, 2014

 

Location: Berkeley, California