A Black-Japanese student enters a Japanese school. The Japanese students are amazed, curious, condescending, afraid, finding ways to make him outcast. This Short Film, written and directed by Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour, Jr., shines a lens onto a small town, and gives a picture of how Japanese-mix children and people, and black-mixed people and … Continue Reading Now Showing in Theaters: うまれつき (Born With It)
Tasha – or Yoon Mi Rae in Korea, alternatively known as “T-Tasha”— is definitely South Korea’s greatest Hip-Hop/Rap/R&B or more accurately: K-R&B artist. Her heritage is African-American/Korean, and is in my other posts and the purpose of this whole blog site, her experiences growing up in Korea were full of … Continue Reading T-Tasha / Yoon-Mi-Rae : Korean Rap/Hip-Hop/R&B QUEEN
Young Black-Korean Pop singer Michelle Lee 이미쉘 that I introduced to you with her stunning debut music video of Without You, which boldly speaks back to racism against her, is shown here with a recent Acoustic Version of the same song, and sung in English. One may not notice, but in … Continue Reading Black-Korean Michelle Lee 이미쉘 – Without You – Acoustic Version – Interracial Relations
It’s official! My Book will be published in the Fall of 2014 – by 2Leaf Press. I will keep everyone updated. I have provided the Vimeo introductory video here. More will follow. While watching this video, there are two issues I want to mention. SORRY–THIS BOOK WILL BE DELAYED until … Continue Reading It’s Official! My BOOK will be PUBLISHED – Fall 2014! (Now delayed until 2017)
This is the first in a series of ongoing video projects based on my personal family history, historical memory, Asia-Pacific postwar ethnography and the historical present. It is on my channel at YouTube.
Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) is remembered for her many international literary prizes as well as her activism.
When people use labels, they are used in certain ways. They have certain meanings, certain meanings, certain trajectories, certain assumptions.
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.