A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “I Am…I AM NOT…”
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Most Asian Americans in the U.S. today are immigrants or the children of immigrants, so people are flabbergasted when they find out that not ...
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One day it hit me: all my friends knew how to play soccer—except me.
And that got me thinking: where did they learn all ...
This month we feature Suma Yagi, an 89-year-old Nisei based in Seattle whose family was sent to Minidoka during World War II, and Toshi Washizu ...
I sometimes refer to the Imperial Valley as my little inaka corner of the world. Literally translated, inaka (田舎) means “the countryside” or “one’s ...
“So, one of the questions that mixed people get asked a lot is ‘What are you?’” stated Laura Kina, a Professor at DePaul University, speaking ...
Happy 2017, everyone! With quite the gripping year behind us, I find myself needing to look ahead from a grounded place and in order to ...
Returning home in October 2016 from Japan reminded me of how much my dad, Yoneto Nakata, loved me.
Even though his life was cut short ...
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 ...
I wholeheartedly believe in taking risks, but it’s always a good idea to assess your limitations first.
*This cartoon was originally published on INFJoe ...
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