Praxis in Transnational Mixed Race/Space Studies Conference – Success!
Pearl S. Buck, Nobel Prize Winner and the Creation of an Amerasian Identity Category
Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) is remembered for her many international literary prizes as well as her activism.
Photo: My Cousins and I: Nara 奈良県. Summer 1961
Academy Awards, Racism and Sayonara: Creating the White Pacific
AUDIO DOCUMENTARY: Korean International Adoption Business
South Korea has the somewhat dubious distinction of being the first known nation to allow adoption out of their country to other countries in an official manner from nation state to nation state. International Adoption out of Korea brings in between 15 to over 20 million dollars annually, according to … Continue Reading AUDIO DOCUMENTARY: Korean International Adoption Business
Music Video: Vintage Japanese Movie Song: Mongrel Marie 混血児マリー
A Thinking Exercise: Questions on Inter-issue Social Justice Concerns
Short Comment / Thoughts on Social Justice, Generations & Memory
Memory’s Destruction and its twists and turns, are present in many forms. The links between personal forgetting/remembering dynamics and social forgetting and remembering can also be linked to proximities to Dominant Nation-State maintenance and social engineering.
Vintage Japanese Film – Trailer: Konketsuji Rika 混血児 リカ (1972)
Jero ジェロ: the African-American/Japanese Enka star
A Blog Site: Critique Empire, Race and Transracial Adoption
The link I comment on in this post, is to a site called Transracial Abductees: A Critique of Intercountry Adoption (link at the end of this commentary). It is a particular perspective and gaze, a big-picture gaze, a gaze that includes histories of hierarchy in the global economy, global culture. … Continue Reading A Blog Site: Critique Empire, Race and Transracial Adoption
Article: The Color of Fame in Asia – Mixed Race Entertainers in Thailand
Thailand mirrors many of the same phenomenon happening around much of Asia, related to US and European globalization/colonization histories in relation to colorism, Blackness and Whiteness.
VIDEO NEWS: Congolese-Japanese Children of Japanese Workers in the Congo: Survivors Tell
Great Blog! Black Asian-Amerasian Diaspora Perspectives: BAAD
Short Comment: Brown Babies, Denial & the International Order of Race
Many books and articles and blogposts, that mention racism in Japan, Korea and the Philippines, Vietnam, point to the racism of these countries, against mixed-black folk and black persons.