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TUJ Lecture Series: New World Law & Order

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Recent political protests worldwide highlight the seemingly endless struggle between government interests in preventing crime, maintaining public order and protecting national security balanced against negatively impacting individual civil liberties and minority communities. Be sure to check out the upcoming Temple University, Japan Campus Lecture Series, New World Law & Order: Profile, Protest, and Social Justice hosted…

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Event: Democrats Abroad “Thank You, Obama” Candlelight March and Vigil

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Americans living in Japan will hold a series of events that are open to the public in connection with the U.S. presidential inauguration, including a march and a vigil near the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo to thank outgoing President Barack Obama for his service and to thank our civil servants for the work they do…

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Jim Crow During the Occupation of Japan

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Jim Crow Black/White violent apartheid of the USA, was also practiced as American culture in the U.S. military during the Occupation of Japan. A valid observation not typically discussed when examining the relationship between America and Japan. Then again, Fredrick D. Kakinami Cloyd presents an abundance of truths via his blog Dream of the Water Children:…

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The Quirktastic Black Male Bloggers List

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  Check out the Quirktastic.co, the media outlet for quirky millennials and creative entrepreneurs of color, list of Black male bloggers. Hopefully, we Black-men-that-blog can grow into a united front much like the Black women who blog (#BlackGirlMagic). Quirktastic says: I’m creating this post in the hopes that it will give some of the Black…

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Behind the Racist Slurs in Okinawa

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Two Osaka Prefectural police officers that used derogatory terms to refer to protesters opposing the ongoing construction of helipads for the Northern Training Area, a U.S. Marine Corps jungle warfare training facility in Okinawa, have received verbal warnings by their immediate superior. The officers reportedly said: “What the hell do you think you’re holding, idiot? “Don’t touch (the fence). You…

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U.S. – Japan SOFA Revision: Facts and Fallacies

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  ARTICLE XVI It is the duty of members of the United States armed forces, the civilian component, and their dependents to respect the law of Japan and to abstain from any activity inconsistent with the spirit of this Agreement, and, in particular, from any political activity in Japan. THE U.S. – JAPAN STATUS OF…

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