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2006: A Performer worth a Listen
Asian Americans don't have to rely on traditional culture to show off their talent, and one singer-songwriter, Phyllis Heitjan, deserves national exposure.
2006: Obon the Jersey Way
It felt like a steamy dream: I danced in a bon odori in southern New Jersey, in the middle of farm country.
2005: Adding Racism
on Top of Stupidity
It's hard to believe a radio station would record a parody that pokes
fun at tsunami victims, and even worse, that the parody would be racist.
2004: When JPNZ
JAs are finally making some headway in the effiort to get Americans
to stop using "Jap" in public signs and as the abbreviation
for Japan. But what about the Japanese themselves, who don't care?
Michelle Malkin's book, "In Defense of Internment," has the Japanese
American community all up in arms. She thinks the U.S. was justified
in interning people of Japanese ancestry during WWII, and that the government
should be using racial profiling against Arabs and Muslims today.