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Monthly Archives: August 2015
The Okochi-Sanso Villa in Arashiyama used to be the home of a famous actor named Denjiro Okochi. As I was researching the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest destination, I saw mention of this, read a little about it, saw some beautiful pictures … Continue reading
I’ve blogged about apologies in from Congress as well as the State of California regarding the Chinese exclusionary laws. On Monday, August 3rd, 2015, the city of Seattle apologized as well: “The Seattle City Council approved a resolution Monday expressing regret for … Continue reading
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AycvECJji9s Debate held at Harvard University discusses the question “Does Affirmative Action On Campus Do More Harm Than Good?” as featured on NPR Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates Podcast.
Gil Asakawa’s newest edition of his JA sourcebook, Being Japanese American is chock full of information and anecdotes to guide anyone through Japanese American life, questions, issues, etc. I should say, of course, that I am not Japanese American, but … Continue reading
If you’ve been following the presidential campaign as I have, you know that when Donald Trump announced that he was running for president, in his announcement, he ignited a firestorm regarding the issue of immigration when he stated: “When Mexico … Continue reading
Back in June, I had blogged that Olympic skater Michelle Kwan had joined the Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. At the time, I wondered if Kwan was going to be the lead go-to-person for Asian American & Pacific Islanders (AAPI) outreach … Continue reading
As I had blogged once, I had met the author of The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, Jennifer 8. Lee, once while she was promoting the book when the book was just coming out and follow her on Facebook & Twitter. When … Continue reading
We had come to this area primarily for the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, but we found so much more than we had expected. One of the things about the city of Kyoto is that there’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site around … Continue reading
Highly venomous sea snakes are harvested from the ocean in the Gulf of Thailand to fill a growing demand for the consumption of these snakes in food, drinks, and medicine all around Asia, as documented and reported by National Geographic … Continue reading
Since I first read the excerpted piece back in January 2011 in the Wall Street Journal from the book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” by Amy Chua titled “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior,” the term “Tiger Mom” has been … Continue reading
What a fun fight this was (finally available on UFC Fightpass). And not just because Waterson won. The fight started off generally even-footed, but there was a hint of what was to come as Magana tried to take down Waterson … Continue reading
Recently, the local National Public Radio affiliate station KQED’s program, Forum, hosted a discussion on the history of the Chinese railroad workers as the 150th anniversary of when Chinese workers began to work on the transcontinental railroad: “The Transcontinental Railroad … Continue reading