Black History in Japan: Did You Know?

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Ever since the American media played up derogatory remarks on African Americans by Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party politicians in the 1980s, the public seems to refuse to think any further, but take it for…

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

Ike enjoying Hanami in Japan.

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…

Children Full of Life in Kanazawa, Japan

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Here is a very different and positive look at classroom instruction in Japan. Mr. Kanamori, a teacher of a 4th grade class, teaches his students not only how to be students, but how to live. He…

Kemushi Chats: What type is she?

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Life in Japan: Being BLACK, AFRICAN and FE/MALE in Japan (Part-One: Grace Namawejje)

Grace from Uganda

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…