Category: emancipatory social justice
In Order to Do Justice
DISPLACEMENT – Everyone’s Postcolonial Condition
New Video posted on YouTube: “BLACK PACIFIC ELEGY”
Here is the second installment of my video series. It is a visual poem. Read, listen, feel, think. Hopefully you will be curious, look up information and terms you don’t quite know or understand. Be outraged? Become more understanding? Curious? Watch this in HD for the best view! If you … Continue Reading New Video posted on YouTube: “BLACK PACIFIC ELEGY”
Emancipatory Social Justice: Between Development and Deconstruction
The U.S. and Japan: Partners in Historical Falsification – by Oliver Stone & Peter Kuznick
Assimilating the Black Japanese — Japan and the US: Reflections
Hint: Patterns – Legacies – Self
We are both governed and we govern. We govern ourselves, to some extent. We are also governed, in some extent. When we don’t know histories, and the history of our own ancestries and legacies, we are ignorant, then of certain patterns and therefore reasons and connections. We are connected.
Multiracing, Multiraciality, Power and Change
This is a very short piece in response to the Aurora, Colorado rampage shootings that occurred in the US on July 20, 2012. There are micro-violences that are perpetrated every day, every moment. These micro-violences accumulate.
The problem is ….. #2
In the present times, the nation-state and its corporate-military structures hold life into place with discourses. As humans, we respond to it. When we live in resistance to certain rules of language, concepts and positions in relation to identity and place and self and community, we find out that assimilating … Continue Reading The problem is ….. #2
Land, Blood, Humanity: Amerasian Contexts
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.
Academy Awards, Racism and Sayonara: Creating the White Pacific
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.