As an oral historian, I have always been addicted to reading obituaries, especially those relating to the World War II Japanese American experience. For example ...
Beginning in the late 19th century, boosters of Los Angeles touted the region’s sunshine and mild climate as a place for health-seekers. Yet residents ...
A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “If Superheroes Had to Drive in Los Angeles Traffic ...
“I want Caucasians to eat it.”
Chinchikurin—Hiroshima okonomiyaki restaurant on Sawtelle Boulevard
Finding a parking spot on a street in Sawtelle on a Friday ...
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“10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Happy New Year!”
It’s a new year. For Americans, it’s their last holiday ...
How many nights will we sleep before oshogatsu?Let’s fly a kite and spin a top on oshogatsu...♪♪
This song is called Oshogatsu. It ...
For the column’s inaugural post, we wanted to begin with the theme of place, location, and community and to highlight two veteran poets—Hiroshi ...
A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Christmas in Los Angeles…”
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When the Sansei went to college, they found a way to understand these contradictions through Ethnic Studies. Their fight for Ethnic Studies ...
I once heard an apocryphal story from a community activist who had worked in Little Tokyo for a long time. It went something like this ...
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