Culture, Identity and Militarism: Okinawa snapshot comment
This is Part One of a commentary on the previous Post on the Okinawan Boy Scout photo.
Poem by San Francisco-based Blasian Hapa Poet Sabrena Taylor: Hair 2
Okinawan Boys Scouts, the War, Internalized Oppressions: A Commentary
Excerpt: Strawberry Shakes, burgers and fries at the Tachikawa Air Force Base Snack Bar in the late 60s to 1970
In Memorium: My Mother − Kiyoko Kakinami Cloyd Nov. 2, 1929 (?)- Sept. 17, 2011
Photo of Tachikawa Air Force Base gates with the cherry blossoms in bloom 1960.
Article: Former Orphanage Resident Demian Akhan Revisits Japan 2009
Demian Akhan, a former resident of the Elizabeth Saunders Home for Mixed Race Children in Japan, who now resides in New York, visits again and talks to the Japan Times interviewer. For article – CLICK HERE.
Excerpt from my book chapter: Kurombo 黒んぼ (Black Sambo)
Mixed-Japanese orphanage, June 1952
How is History, Person, and Life to be respected without forgetting?
Grits & Sushi: great blogsite by Mitzi Uehara Carter
Military Police in the US Occupation of Japan and following (continuing)….. and racism
Photo Advertisement in Japan causing Stir among Activists
This is an ad in a Japanese corporate publication that came out this year. It shows Douglas MacArthur, the so-called “architect of the Occupation of Japan and Korea” after both the Second World War. The ad says: “Let us create a good country.”