Okinawa, Guam, the Pacific and the U.S. Military- 4,700 marines to go to Guam
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.
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
Okinawan Boys Scouts, the War, Internalized Oppressions: A Commentary
"It is not easy to escape mentally from a concrete situation, to refuse its ideology while continuing to live with its actual relationships."
–Albert Memmi, The Colonizer and the Colonized# Permanent link to Decolonizing Ourselves in the Present: Quote by Albert Memmi, The Colonizer and the Colonized
Transpacific Sexism and Racism: The U.S. Amerasian Act of 1982 and 1987
W.E.B. Dubois speaks about Japan’s victory in Russo-Japanese War, US & European Colonialism; Japanese Imperialism and the Fight for Racial Equality
The problem is . . . . . . . . . . .
Mixed race? Biracial? Multiracial? Isn’t that a problem for you? Wasn’t it confusing? Hard?
“What does it mean to be haunted by a history of division and destruction, then to migrate and become assimilated into a country that had an active role in creating and maintaining that division?”# Permanent link to Quote: On Korean women who married U.S. servicemen after WWII and the Korean War – by Grace M. Cho
Social Justice Needs Solidarity. Solidarity needs Accountability, Healing and Commitments
Black Asians are not one race or peoples. Black Asian are not one culture, one idea, one group.