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  1. Petersen Automotive Museum opens a pair of exhibits focusing on Japanese cars on May 26.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

    ... launches "The Roots of Monozukuri: Creative Spirit in Japanese Automaking," along with "Fine Tuning: Japanese-American Customs." The former will be a look at Japanese design elements and philosophy that paved the road for Japan's rise in the ...

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  2. U.S. veteran hopes guided tours will build ties between military and Japanese communityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    A former U.S. serviceman is offering recreational tours in the mountains and sea around a U.S. base in Yamaguchi Prefecture, with a goal of attracting military personnel there to learn about life outside the base and build ties with the local community. Earlier this year, Edward Hosack, 40, organized a boat fishing tour in the Seto Inland Sea around Suo-Oshima, near U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni.

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  3. 'Voices of Witness' Concert Honors Japanese Internment VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KQED

    Music of Remembrance mostly focuses on remembering the Holocaust through musical events, commissions, recordings and educational workshops. But the Seattle-based performing arts organization sometimes looks beyond atrocities committed against Jews during World War II.

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  4. Petersen Automotive Museum opens a pair of exhibits focusing on Japanese cars on May 26.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    ... launches "The Roots of Monozukuri: Creative Spirit in Japanese Automaking," along with "Fine Tuning: Japanese-American Customs." The former will be a look at Japanese design elements and philosophy that paved the road for Japan's rise in the ...

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  5. Japanese Crowd Take to Streets to Show Yakuza-Style Tattoos in TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Participants pose to show their traditional Japanese tattoos , related to the Yakuza, during the annual Sanja Matsuri festival in the Asakusa district of Tokyo /AFP Throngs of Japanese men and women have taken to the streets in their underwear to show off their full-body, Yakuza-style tattoos at one of Tokyo's most popular festivals. The Sanja Matsuri festival, in the north Tokyo suburb of Asakusa, sees close to two million people taking to the streets in an annual celebration of the founders of the local Sensoji temple.

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  6. Japanese American footballer sorry after late tackle goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Japanese university American footballer Taisuke Miyagawa attends a press conference in Tokyo on May 22, 2018, to apologise for smashing into an opposition quarterback from behind during a match earlier this month. Japan OUT / AFP / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS Tokyo, A Japanese university player of American football, who injured an opponent with a dangerous late tackle that has become front-page news, apologised in a televised press conference Tuesday but said his coaches ordered the hit.

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  7. Dorney dedicationPosted on Tue. May 22nd, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheCourier.com

    Members of the Wilson Vance Intermediate School choir sing during a ceremony to dedicate the planting of cherry trees in Dorney Plaza Monday afternoon.

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  8. ICE, Immigrant Detention Center on "Trial" in AuroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Westword

    When Marge Taniwaki recently visited Aurora's immigration detention center, a 1,500-bed facility run by the private prison company GEO Group, a detainee's descriptions of conditions there reminded her of what she and her family had experienced inside a Japanese internment camp during World War II. "The things related to me were very much like what I experienced in the internment camp," Taniwaki, a Japanese-American activist, told a roomful of immigrant-rights advocates on Friday, May 18. She went on to describe the Cameroonian man's allegations that the facility in Aurora provides detainees with low-quality food and medical care and that it keeps bright lights on all the time, disrupting sleeping patterns.

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  9. Yakuza tattoos on show as men and women hit the streets in their...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Geishas, samurai warriors and fiery dragons: Men and women strip down to proudly show off their rarely-seen Yakuza-style tattoos as millions of people celebrate Japan's wildest street festival The Yakuza gang's tattoos often cover the entire body from the wrists to the ankles and up to the collar Throngs of Japanese men and women have taken to the streets in their underwear to show off their full-body, Yakuza-style tattoos at one of Tokyo's most popular festivals. The Sanja Matsuri festival, in the north Tokyo suburb of Asakusa, sees close to two million people taking to the streets in an annual celebration of the founders of the local Sensoji temple.

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  10. Music of Remembrance EnsembleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    The admirable Seattle outfit Music of Remembrance has spent two decades championing music related to the Holocaust, through both commissions of new work and performances of music by composers murdered by the Nazis. Now, in its 20th season, the group has widened its lens to encompass the World War II experiences of Japanese and Japanese-Americans.

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  11. Bellingham 'Arch of Healing' was covered a " but not for the reason you might fearRead the original story

    Monday | Bellingham Herald

    "It is all fine," said Satpal Sidhu, a Whatcom County Council member and chairman of the Arch Committee who had received a number of concerned calls. "The black floor tiles did not get grouted before the ceremony," Sidhu added, saying that was done over the weekend.

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  12. Skateboarding champion, pioneer Judi Oyama reflects on road to recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Democrat

    Daniel A. Anderson-Contributed Judi Oyama barrels down a hill during a skateboard competition in the 1970s. She was a pioneer in the sport as an Asian-American woman.

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  13. Can Shania Twain Still Be "the One" After Seemingly Endorsing Trump?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Miami New Times

    The Canadian pop-country singer known for her girl-power anthems, tragic childhood , and "perfect" face , Shania Twain, recently said in an interview with the Guardian that if she were a U.S. citizen, she would have cast a ballot for pervert Donald Trump. "I would have voted for him because, even though he was offensive, he seemed honest," she told the outlet.

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  14. Music of Remembrance delivers themes of defiance in SF concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Inside Bay Area

    As part of its 20th anniversary season, Music of Remembrance makes a one-night-only appearance in San Francisco May 24. In a program titled "Voices of Witness," the Seattle-based ensemble, which includes members of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, will present music on themes of Holocaust defiance and reflections on the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Featured works include the Bay Area premieres of "Snow Falls," by composer Ryuichi Sakamoto, and "Gaman" by Christophe Chagnard, and a performance of Paul Schoenfield's "Sparks of Glory," based on Holocaust accounts.

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  15. Never againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Happening-here?

    The California Museum in Sacramento includes a powerful permanent exhibit -- UPROOTED: Japanese Americans during WWII. Seventy-six years ago, Japanese Americans in California were swept up and sent away to internment camps.

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  16. This Day in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In 1521, Ignatius of Loyola was wounded by a cannonball while defending Pamplona against the French; during his convalescence he turned to religion, becoming a leader of the Counter-Reformation and the founder of the Jesuits. In 1712, the original version of Alexander Pope's satirical mock-heroic poem "The Rape of the Lock" was published anonymously in Lintot's Miscellany.

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  17. Ike Kawaguchi Featured in HBO's Westworld S2E5Read the original story

    Sunday May 20 | PRWeb

    Ike joins the HBO series Westworld in the highly anticipated Shogun World showcasing his talent as a true Japanese American actor. HBO premieres Episode 5 Season 2 of their critically acclaimed episodical series, WESTWORLD, featuring Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Anthony Hopkins, Ike Kawaguchi, and many more.

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  18. the Wogs Start at 1633:Read the original story

    Sunday May 20 | BrothersJudd Blog

    That includes some of my fellow Vietnamese-Americans, who, though they came to this country as refugees fleeing war, are saying that the United States should not take in any more refugees, especially those from places like Syria. Some, like the Vietnamese-American mayor of Westminster, Calif., home to the largest population of Vietnamese outside of Vietnam, even say the United States should not accept any undocumented immigrants, since they include "criminals."

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  19. Are black people dangerous for Japan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | The Japan Times

    In recent weeks, there have been some YouTube channels espousing blatantly racist content that more than likely violates hate speech legislation here in Japan. Some of these videos, made by Japanese, even target blacks living in Japan, proposing we are a danger to this country.

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  20. John Kelly's Ancestors Wouldn't Have Fit In EitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | The New York Times

    I had forgotten that memory of my mother, sitting by herself, reading aloud from a church newsletter. It was the only way she could read, having had only a grade school education.

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