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