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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 ...
Little Tokyo, 1989
One night, Mario Martinez, a struggling musician from Boyle Heights, was sitting in a booth at the Atomic Café in Little Tokyo ...
This familiar phrase, “made in Japan” (Nihon-sei) reminds me of my mother, Yaeko. She was born in Gunma, Japan, on March 7, 1927. Her parents ...
Born in 1896, in 1919 my great‐grandmother Sueno Matsunaga (née Motoshima) of Shimomashiki‐gun, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan, immigrated to the U.S. as ...
James Yoshinaga was born in 1929 in downtown Los Angeles as the eldest son of a mother from Fukuoka and a father from Kagoshima. His ...
Bill Shishima grew up eating gohan along with lingua (tongue), seso (brain), and menudo (tripe soup). His father ran a grocery store near Olvera Street ...
World War II
Japanese American National Museum
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city view hospital
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