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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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Is Racial Profiling Effective?

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I had the pleasure of attending the first lecture in the TUJ Lecture Series, New World Law & Order: Profile, Protest, and Social Justice, hosted by TUJ’s Beasley School of Law and the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies located at the Temple University, Japan (TUJ) Campus.Catherine L. Pugh – Attorney, Adjunct Professor of Law, Temple University School of…

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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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