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Yasuke - An African Samurai in Japan

Yasuke was an African retainer who served under an influential Japanese warlord in the 16th century. I watched The Last Samurai a few years ago and enjoyed it. While the movie was inspired by real life Westerners fighting in Asia and played up to the white saviour trope, it was enjoyable if not cliché. But […]

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History of Japan

Bill managed to condense the history of Japan into 9 minutes which is some achievement. If you’re gonna showcase your unique delivery, why not do it with a video about the history of Japan? Content creator and musician Bill Wurtz achieved “Internet notoriety”, according to Wikipedia, with his “history of japan” video back in 2016. […]

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Coming from Jamaican heritage, I have been exposed to a plethora of proverbs and phrases from my mother and while they may seem like broken English to many outside the Caribbean sphere, they have resonated with me since childhood. Perhaps the most striking characteristic of Jamaican people isn’t the “cool” stereotype the West love to […]

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Superheroes In Native American Culture Explored By Exhibit At Arizona Museum

The Heard Museum in Arizona is currently holding an exhibit looking at superheroes in Native American culture. “Super Heroes: Art! Action! Adventure!” gives children the opportunity to become superheroes of their very own, choosing their special powers and their costume. From there, they will “embark on exciting adventures, including an animal companion interactive experience, a Native video […]

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