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INDEX
  • 27 September, 2006: The Death of "Tokyo Rose"
    Iva Toguri D'Aquino was a victim of circumstance when she was imprisoned as the infamous "Tokyo Rose" after World War II.
  • 26 September, 2006: Jake Shimabukuro's Ultimate Ukulele
    Jake Shimabukuro is taking the ukulele way outside of its traditional range as a Hawai'ian musical instrument.
  • 27 August, 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.
  • 21 July, 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.
  • 16 February, 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.
  • 6 December, 2004: When JPNZ use "JAP"
    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?
  • 18 October, 2004: Thanks, Michelle!
    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.

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