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Sailing to Japan: Zurui Interviews Fuu

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Zurui interviews Fuu (Kaze) about his heartstopping voyage from Alameda, California, USA to Osaka, Japan via boat. The two discuss life in Osaka, Kansai versus Kanto, likes and dislikes, and how to survive in Japan. Zurui also asks Fuu the Million Yen Question: What worry does not exist for Blacks in Japan? About Fuu: Certified…

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Why Japan?

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Eye-Ai Magazine interviews Zurui, the Black Tokyo Creative Director. As you may know, Black Tokyo started as an online forum in 1999. The website has evolved from a forum and is now brand that disseminates information via various popular social media platforms. Eye-Ai is the only monthly publication in English devoted entirely to Japanese entertainment…

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Blasian Narratives: A Black and Asian Intersection

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  Mitzi Uehara Carter interviewed Director Jivan Atman on his latest project, Blasian Narratives, a bricolage of thematically divided vignettes based on the cast members’ real life experiences. How does one navigate being Black and Asian in the U.S.? How do the repeated experiences of being read as predominately as Black or predominately as Asian impact one’s prospect…

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Is Racial Profiling Effective?

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I had the pleasure of attending the first lecture in the TUJ Lecture Series, New World Law & Order: Profile, Protest, and Social Justice, hosted by TUJ’s Beasley School of Law and the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies located at the Temple University, Japan (TUJ) Campus.Catherine L. Pugh – Attorney, Adjunct Professor of Law, Temple University School of…

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