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Black Tokyo (BT) site announcements and commentary. BT was created to provide a voice and a network for Blacks living in Japan. BT also seeks to provide news on Japan and will address inaccurate information, stereotypes and other issues concerning Blacks in Japan.

6.7 Shakes Iwate Prefecture

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A magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred at 06:51 Jun 23 (Japan time) in the Iwate prefecture. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency the depth of the trembler was about 20 km. A brief tsunami warning was issued, however as of late it has been cancelled. There are no reports of damage at this time. We will keep you posted as information comes in.

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Black Tokyo Radio

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The Beginning via Spreaker Welcome to Black Tokyo Radio – “The Beginning,” my first radio broadcast of independent music via Spreaker. Listen for some soul, funk, R&B, jazz, fusion and everything else that will put you in the groove! Listen at your leisure and chat with other listeners online via the integrated chat feature. If…

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RIP Calvin Youngblood

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[Via Brenda Vaughn] Calvin Youngblood’s (August 5, 1954 – April 18, 2011) service will be held on Friday April 22, 2011 at 11:30 a..m at the Memowaru Hall 045-251-5631 Yoshinocho station Yokohama subway line. Please contact Yuki Sudo, David King, Takako King, or Gary Adkins if you require additional information. By the way, Brother Calvin…

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Photograph of a damaged ATM in Japan possibly by looters.

Looting in Japan?

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I have had many a discussion with friends and associates regarding the topic of how well the citizens of Japan handle themselves during a crisis. The topic of looting comes up and there have been countless YouTube clip and blog posting stating how well behaved everyone is. The Kirin Brewery in Sendai was hit once by the powerful Tsunami and then again by hundreds of individuals seeking refreshment in the form of beer, coffee and juice.

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Flyer for R&B Singer "Ne-Yo" Japan Tour 2011

Ne-Yo Spreads Love In Japan

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Despite a massive earthquake, tsunami and possible threat of nuclear radiation R&B Singer Ne-Yo decided to keep his Japan tour dates and will be donating some of the proceeds to the victims of this tragedy.

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