The “D” word.

Discrimination.

It’s ugly… but not uniquely American.

If you’re not aware of that, you need to read more of the global news

It’s (unfortunately) human and we all need to talk about it so we can truly get over it.

Blogger Ron Simms Jr. (@blackinjapan) linked a video on his blog called Black in Japan.

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The video he’s refering to is here:

A thoughtful comment from the Simm’s blog:

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Despite death threats and harassment directed towards him and his colleagues, Miki D made a follow up video:

Other Video bloggers (like these guys) have also put in their two cents:

If you’ve never heard of Jane Elliott or her experiment, “Eye of the Storm” google it and learn something.

Broaden your mind.

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Tolstoy

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Author: hikikomori78

American Hikikomori is an upcoming short film that explores the emotional struggles of a Japanese teenager named Isamu Fujihara, when he moves to America.

2 thoughts on “The “D” word.”

  1. But but but, racism is Japanese culture! You cannot protest against it or else you are invovling yourself in discrimination against the great Japanese culture! Etc etc.

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