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…
Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Japan is of interest because of its cultural distinctiveness.
Here is a project that I recently backed on Kickstarter that provides another perspective on being Black and living in Japan. “I wish I was black.” “Eh? Why?” “Then I’d be cool like you. We Japanese think Blacks are cool!” “Thanks, but, er, here’s the thing…” Show your support!
KemushiChan brings us 外国人が喜ぶテッパン英語 (Japanese Vocal for Singers and Artists).
Rachel & Jun provide insight on Black life in Japan.
VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky, and contributor Jake Adelstein joined On The Line to discuss the new documentary “Schoolgirls for Sale in Japan.”