Colonial Theory: Race & Gender Hierarchy = Hypodescent
Hypodescent: The ordering of people along a hierarchy of color, is prevalent in almost every society today, solidified by nation-state structures of power and form. In the ordering of color, the term for the ordering of people from the top that is lightest in color (white), and gradually lower to … Continue Reading Colonial Theory: Race & Gender Hierarchy = Hypodescent
Insooni’s Reunion with GI friend: A great Blog Post by Cloud USA
The Aeta of the Philippines Continue to Resist Multiple Oppressions
Conference Paper by Ariko Ikehara: Black Amerasian “Mixed” Space
"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
Buffalo Soldiers and Filipinas: Civl War African Americans, the Philippine War & Evangeline Buell
Insooni 인순이, Black-Korean Singer Finds Former American GI mentor
Lou Jing 娄婧, Black-Shanghai-ese Singer, brings Afro-Chinese-ness into the limelight in 2009
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.
The problem is . . . . . . . . . . .
Mixed race? Biracial? Multiracial? Isn’t that a problem for you? Wasn’t it confusing? Hard?
Excerpt from my book chapter: Kurombo 黒んぼ (Black Sambo)
Mixed-Japanese orphanage, June 1952
“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