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Haruna Fujimaki Journal Entry 5

What is impressive for me through this program is the racial problem. I knew that race had been one of the biggest concerns in America, but until I went there actually, I expected the problem was now solved. However, it … Continue reading

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Haruna Fujimaki Journal Entry 4

When we went to Smithsonian museums, it was a first time for me to ride on the trains abroad. Firstly, I was surprised at the darkness of the platform because Japanese platforms have more lights and are brighter than American … Continue reading

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Haruna Fujimaki Journal Entry 3

Before the lecture about American popular culture, I didn’t know about “blackface.” It means that white showmen imitated black people’s behaviour with painting their face black. Sometimes they painted their face blacker than that of coloured people. It means that … Continue reading

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Haruna Fujimaki Journal Entry 2

In the lecture about race relation, I was surprised at the fact of “white nationalist” because I had thought that the radical racism like this had already finished several decades ago. And I thought American racism is stronger than Japan. … Continue reading

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Haruna Fujimaki, Journal Entry 1

My first impression was that there were more things America has in common with Japan than I had expected. When I arrived at the airport and came to Williamsburg by bus, I saw many cars from the window. There were … Continue reading

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