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How to Manage Your Curls in Japan

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The lovely songstress Davina Robinson shares her process on how to care for curly hair in Japan. Feel free to share! 私の髪の毛に関して、よく質問されること。私の髪の毛は自然ですよ~。

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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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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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Black History in Japan: Did You Know?

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It is time to bring to light long-ignored Japanese readings of African American history, literature, and struggle and investigate why the story of Japanese interactions with African Americans has been muted rather than celebrated.

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Ike’s Top 3 Meals at American Food Joints in Japan

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Rocket News provides a very interesting look at Ike’s favorite dishes from his Top 3 American restaurant chains in Japan. What do you think, what’s your favorite? Read more about Ike, his food choices and the restaurants at Rocket News. You can follow Ike on Twitter at https://twitter.com/AIC65

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