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
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”
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.
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
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.
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.
“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