An elementary school in Anne Arundel County, Maryland hosted a lecture that told students the detention of illegal immigrants at the southern border today is similar to Japanese-Americans being placed in internment camps under the leadership of Democrat President Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II.
The May 14 virtual lecture at North Glen Elementary, which serves students in pre-K to fifth grade, was part of Asian-American History Month. As The Washington Free Beacon reported, the school ventured to compare America’s shameful internment in the 1940s of over 100,000 citizens to the nation legally apprehending those who violate immigration law.
“What do you notice about these two images? What looks the same? What looks different?” a teacher states while showing a picture juxtaposing Japanese-Americans and illegal migrants. “The first image was taken in 1942. That’s about 80 years ago. This was a Japanese internment camp.”
“This was ordered to be done by the president at the time, Franklin D.