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A Reference Guide to Finding Your Japanese Roots

Finding Your Japanese Roots

I’m excited to announce that the second edition of my 6-page laminated quick guide to Japanese and Japanese American Genealogy is now available! 110 more words

In America, Will Fear Always Equal Marginalization?

When I was younger, I read a book called Bat 6 by Virginia Euwer Wolff. Taking place in 1949, it tells the story of girls from two grade schools competing in an annual softball game, the Bat 6. 358 more words

Humanity: Unlocking The Key To Human Rights


Hanging out in New York City after putting in approximately six hours into the day job goes a little something like this for me: catch the afternoon cinema show of… 1,110 more words

Within the Silence

For the UAS Whalesong
On October 8th “Within the Silence”: The story of the Japanese/American Interment during World War II performance came to our university’s Egan lecture hall. 555 more words


Book review: "Allegiance" depicts the isolation and struggles of Japanese-Americans during WWII

Japan Times (by Mark Schreiber):

Caswell “Cash” Harrison, the protagonist in this legal thriller set during World War II, is a fortunate young man. Fresh out of Columbia Law School, his family ties to the network of Philadelphia patricians promises him a cozy legal career. 213 more words


A Reminder of History's Past

Recently while driving around on Bainbridge Island, Washington, I visited a memorial site that I was not aware of before. It is the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memoria… 231 more words


A Beautiful Man

Actor James Kastuyuki Taenaka (Jimmy T) is that presence you encounter on screen, in print, or in real life, that creates, pause.

He’s that man with X-factor, great genes, passion, talent, tenacity, humour and heart. 526 more words