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Major League Baseballs Japanese American Catcher

Pacific Citizen, News Report , Pacific Citizen Staff, Apr 14, 2010

Twenty-six-year-old Kurt Kiyoshi Suzuki has played with the Oakland As since 2007, but he has never forgotten where he got his start.

A Serial Killer Strikes in Post-War Tokyo

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Apr 13, 2010

Englishman David Peace has found living in Japan an inspiration for his writing. His book Tokyo Year Zero is the first in a crime trilogy about a real life serial killer who killed against the backdrop of burnt-out, post-war Tokyo.

Jamaican American Artist Carves Out a Space in Hartford

The Hartford Guardian, News Feature, Ann-Marie Adams, Apr 13, 2010

A Brooklyn-born artist of Jamaican parents finds himself fighting for a cultural space within the larger art world and the larger society.

New America Now: Writing About Japan

New America Now, Audio, Apr 09, 2010

This week on New America Now - Writing About Japan: A serial killer strikes in post-war Tokyo in Tokyo Year Zero by David Peace, In Color of the Sea, John Hamamura examines living in America as a Japanese-American during the mid-20th century, and Michael Zielenzieger looks at Japan's lost generation in Shutting Out The Sun.

Laughter Runs on Vegetable Oil

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, use: Video, Ann Bassette, Apr 07, 2010

At a recent stand-up performance in San Francisco, Bay Area native Kristina Wong joked about "going green" and dealing with having a stalker.

Black Women Songwriters Discuss Their Craft

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Apr 07, 2010

The hurdles faced by black women songwriters are effectively depicted by Lashonda Barnett in her book I Got Thunder.

New America Now: Stormy Weather, I Got Thunder, Paula West

New America Now, Audio, Apr 02, 2010

This week on New America Now - A special on black entertainers: James Gavin talks about his book Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne, Lashonda Barnett looks at black women songwriters and their craft in I Got Thunder, and local singer Paula West reveals some of her favorite jazz musicians.

Modern Art Flourishes in Shanghai

New America Now, Audio, Mary Ambrose, Mar 31, 2010

Britta Erickson looks at a new exhibit at the Asian Art Museum showcasing oil paintings, furniture, fashion, and film from the city of Shanghai.

Legendary Teacher Jaime Escalante Dies

Latino Print Network, News Report, Staff, Mar 31, 2010

Jaime Escalante, the teacher portrayed in the movie Stand and Deliver, passed away Tuesday at the age of 79. Edward James Olmos, who played him in the film, said he "exposed one of the most dangerous myths of our time - that inner city students can't be expected to perform at the highest levels."

Jid Lee Grows Up After The Forgotten War

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Mar 30, 2010

Jid Lee talks about her memoir To Kill a Tiger about growing up in South Korea after the Korean War.

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