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Life in Japan: Being BLACK, AFRICAN and FE/MALE in Japan (Part-two: Folake Abass)

Via Tamarahco Hen Productions, ”Being BLACK, AFRICAN and FE/MALE in Japan is a (as yet) four-part video teaching tool designed for classroom use. Each part — roughly 50 minutes, chapter-marked, and headed by text-based questions — focuses on an individual Japan-based African wo/man. The interviewer is a European-American permanent resident of Japan, who teaches at a Japanese… Keep Reading

The Afro and the Origins of the Afro Pick

The Afro comb and the politics of hair: Audio slideshow The Afro comb has been used by people in Africa and the continent’s diaspora for centuries. An exhibition at the University of Cambridge’s Fitzwilliam Museum looks at the Afro comb’s impact as both a hair care tool and cultural symbol over the last 6,000 years.… Keep Reading

Sake and Food

I recently backed a great Kickstarter project, Birth of Sake. Via the Cebu Osani Blog: The Birth of Saké is a documentary film about the workers and production seasons at Tedorigawa, a fifth-generation, family-owned sake brewery in Ishikawa, Japan. Tedorigawa has been producing some of the world’s top award winning sakés since 1870, and still… Keep Reading

The Lack of Equality

Five decades after Martin Luther King’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C., a new survey by the Pew Research Center finds that fewer than half (45%) of all Americans say the country has made substantial progress toward racial equality and about the same share (49%) say that “a lot more” remains to… Keep Reading

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