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Sailing to Japan: Zurui Interviews Fuu

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Zurui interviews Fuu (Kaze) about his heartstopping voyage from Alameda, California, USA to Osaka, Japan via boat. The two discuss life in Osaka, Kansai versus Kanto, likes and dislikes, and how to survive in Japan. Zurui also asks Fuu the Million Yen Question: What worry does not exist for Blacks in Japan? About Fuu: Certified…

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Why Japan?

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Eye-Ai Magazine interviews Zurui, the Black Tokyo Creative Director. As you may know, Black Tokyo started as an online forum in 1999. The website has evolved from a forum and is now brand that disseminates information via various popular social media platforms. Eye-Ai is the only monthly publication in English devoted entirely to Japanese entertainment…

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How to Manage Your Curls in Japan

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The lovely songstress Davina Robinson shares her process on how to care for curly hair in Japan. Feel free to share! 私の髪の毛に関して、よく質問されること。私の髪の毛は自然ですよ~。

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Blasian Narratives: A Black and Asian Intersection

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  Mitzi Uehara Carter interviewed Director Jivan Atman on his latest project, Blasian Narratives, a bricolage of thematically divided vignettes based on the cast members’ real life experiences. How does one navigate being Black and Asian in the U.S.? How do the repeated experiences of being read as predominately as Black or predominately as Asian impact one’s prospect…

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Loco in Yokohama: Black Women Are Winning!

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Check out the Baye McNeil’s latest Japan Times article, Black Women in Japan are Winning. The four women featured share their story and provide resources for black women currently residing in Japan. Click here to learn more about the Black Women in Japan Facebook Group and  and the women behind the 2017 Black Women in Japan Convention.

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