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.
You cannot have social change or social justice, without changing the self in some way or a series of ways. You cannot change yourself very far, without changing society in some way or a series of ways.
Kokujo 黒女 or コク女, of Okinawa, also have their parallels in Japan and beginning to in South Korea. Not only, do the kokujo (women who date black-american men) form relationships with their desired gender object, a look is often adopted.
This is Part One of a commentary on the previous Post on the Okinawan Boy Scout photo.
“The problem of racism is often approached as if it were a one-way street named White Supremacism. That is understandable, since whites themselves coined the phrase, imposed their supremacy over most of the globe and most of the darker races, and spent over four centuries writing about the inferiority of … Continue Reading Quote by John Dower & my comments: Racism, the Pacific War and thinking through complexities
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Mixed race? Biracial? Multiracial? Isn’t that a problem for you? Wasn’t it confusing? Hard?
Black Asians are not one race or peoples. Black Asian are not one culture, one idea, one group.