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Awich – Performance X Dialogue Series in Tokyo

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Akiko Urasaki a.k.a. Awich (Asia Wish Child), is curating the first episode of Performance X Dialogue series at the new Wise Owl Hostel basement level Sound & Bar HOWL located in Tokyo’s Hacchobori on Saturday, August 27, 2016. Awich is looking to work with as many dope artists as possible while in Tokyo. VJ, horns, keyboards, DJs,…

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Japan-U.S. Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) Revision

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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 FORCES…

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Black Tokyo T-Shirts

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Black Tokyo Dai Ichi Campaign Welcome to the initial campaign to launch Black Tokyo – First in Urban Japan brand merchandise. With your support, we hope to present additional one of a kind designs from Japan on a monthly basis. Please tell a friend! Click here to view and share the t-shirt campaign link!

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Black / Black – Asian / Blasian Hair!

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Hair is a topic that is often discussed, especially within the Black Community. Now talk about “Black” hair when it comes to biracial/bicultural children and the conversation takes on a new dynamic. I love my Afro but keeping it conditioned and styled is not without its challenges here in Japan. Then again, finding a barber…

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Japanese Culture and Childhood Trauma

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Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Japan is of interest because of its cultural distinctiveness.

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Lost in Translation: U.S. Forces and Crime in Japan

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A recent spate of crimes committed by United States Forces in Japan (USFJ) personnel has been widely reported in both Okinawan and Mainland Japan media. Though not completely overshadowing U.S. President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Hiroshima, the crimes have put an unwanted and less than flattering focus on the American military presence in Japan.…

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