Unpublished Black Asian History

Unpublished Black Asian History

Grits and Sushi: my musings on okinawa, race, militarization, and blackness

Mitzi Uehara Carter

This photo captures a quiet story of a multicultural South, black philanthropy, transpacific militarism and its hauntings, the organizing strength of of Black women, and the power of Black journalism and photography. How does this one photo tell me about all these things?

First, I have to explain what inspired me to dig this picture out of an old album…

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