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Kizuna 2020: Nikkei Kindness and Solidarity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

America’s Ugly History of Xenophobia Resurges with COVID-19

Matthew Saito

If there’s anything that COVID-19 revealed, it is that xenophobia never went away; it was just hidden. With the rise of COVID-19 cases, hate crimes targeting Asians have increased after having decreased in the 21st century.

Nikkei Chronicles #9—More Than a Game: Nikkei Sports

A Connection Beyond Basketball

Matthew Saito

For many, the Japanese American basketball leagues are a foundational part of their Japanese American childhoods. It’s a way for Japanese Americans from kindergarten to high school to play basketball and be involved in the Japanese American community. In California, these leagues are organized into two areas. The first ...

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Kizuna 2020: Nikkei Kindness and Solidarity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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More Than a Game: Nikkei Sports

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