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“The Beauty Standard in Japan is Very Light Skinned ...” (Black in Japan) | MFiles
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“The Beauty Standard in Japan is Very Light Skinned ...” (Black in Japan) | MFiles

In this episode of The Melanated Files (MFiles) we introduce Katie, a half Black, half Japanese woman living in Japan. Katie shares her experience living in Japan for most of her life as a biracial woman. Along with sharing her experiences and her passions, Katie shares tips on overcoming some of the common struggles that biracial individuals living in Japan may face. She also spoke briefly on the beauty standard in Japan. Watch to hear her story. You can find Katie on Instagram here: @3ntertainer You can also check out her YouTube channel here: https://bit.ly/378ElQD SUBSCRIBE to our channel: https://goo.gl/BToqWv The Melanated Files or the MFiles is a Black Experience in Japan's series that highlights black people living in Japan. It focuses on sharing the story of the individual; who they are; what they do; what they are passionate about; and what their experience has been so far, as a black person living in Japan. Melanated is a word that is regularly used in the black community. It means “full of melanin.” Files is in reference to the collection of stories of black people in Japan that will be shared in this series. If you would like to be featured or know a black person living in Japan, who would like to be featured, please send us a message on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/theblackexjp/ Or tweet us @theblackexjp Visit our website: https://www.blackexjp.com Also remember to subscribe for weekly videos on the black experience in Japan. Music Provided by NoCopyrightSounds: Itro & Tobu - Cloud 9 [NCS Release] Tobu: ➞ Spotify http://smarturl.it/Tobu_Spotify ➞ SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/7obu ➞ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tobuofficial ➞ Twitter https://twitter.com/tobuofficial ➞ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/tobuoffi... Itro: ➞ Spotify https://open.spotify.com/artist/6fEZj... ➞ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/officialitro ➞ Twitter https://twitter.com/itromsc ➞ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/official... ➞ SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/itro ------------------------------------------------- Thank you for watching! #blackinjapan #mfiles #katiescott
Living in Japan Can Feel Like You're Living in A Bubble ... (Black in Japan) | MFiles
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Living in Japan Can Feel Like You're Living in A Bubble ... (Black in Japan) | MFiles

In this episode of The Melanated Files (MFiles) we introduce Jonathan Ealey, a video producer and partner at a video production and management company in Tokyo, who has been living in Japan for the past ten years. Listen as Jonathan shares his experience running a business in Japan, as well as living as a black man in the land of the rising sun. Watch to hear his story. You can find Jonathan on Instagram here: @bentolabs You can visit his company's website here: http://bento-labs.com The Melanated Files or the MFiles is a Black Experience in Japan's series that highlights black people living in Japan. It focuses on sharing the story of the individual; who they are; what they do; what they are passionate about; and what their experience has been so far, as a black person living in Japan. Melanated is a word that is regularly used in the black community. It means “full of melanin.” Files is in reference to the collection of stories of black people in Japan that will be shared in this series. If you would like to be featured or know a black person living in Japan, who would like to be featured, please send us a message on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/theblackexjp/ Or tweet us @theblackexjp Visit our website: https://www.blackexjp.com Also remember to subscribe for weekly videos on the black experience in Japan. Music Provided by NoCopyrightSounds: Itro & Tobu - Cloud 9 [NCS Release] Tobu: ➞ Spotify http://smarturl.it/Tobu_Spotify ➞ SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/7obu ➞ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tobuofficial ➞ Twitter https://twitter.com/tobuofficial ➞ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/tobuoffi... Itro: ➞ Spotify https://open.spotify.com/artist/6fEZj... ➞ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/officialitro ➞ Twitter https://twitter.com/itromsc ➞ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/official... ➞ SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/itro ------------------------------------------------- Thank you for watching! #blackinjapan #mfiles #jonathanealey
''Sensei, African Size??'' (Black in Japan) | MFiles
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''Sensei, African Size??'' (Black in Japan) | MFiles

In this episode of The Melanated Files (MFiles) we introduce Andre, an English teacher living in Japan. Listen as Andre shares his experience living and teaching in Japan as a black man for the past four plus years. Watch to hear his story. You can find Andre on Instagram here: @pigglesdigaijin You can also find him on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/user/PigglesDiGaijin The Melanated Files or the MFiles is a Black Experience in Japan's series that highlights black people living in Japan. It focuses on sharing the story of the individual; who they are; what they do; what they are passionate about; and what their experience has been so far, as a black person living in Japan. Melanated is a word that is regularly used in the black community. It means “full of melanin.” Files is in reference to the collection of stories of black people in Japan that will be shared in this series. If you would like to be featured or know a black person living in Japan, who would like to be featured, please send us a message on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/theblackexjp/ Or tweet us @theblackexjp Visit our website: https://www.blackexjp.com Also remember to subscribe for weekly videos on the black experience in Japan. Music Provided by NoCopyrightSounds: Itro & Tobu - Cloud 9 [NCS Release] Tobu: ➞ Spotify http://smarturl.it/Tobu_Spotify ➞ SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/7obu ➞ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tobuofficial ➞ Twitter https://twitter.com/tobuofficial ➞ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/tobuoffi... Itro: ➞ Spotify https://open.spotify.com/artist/6fEZj... ➞ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/officialitro ➞ Twitter https://twitter.com/itromsc ➞ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/official... ➞ SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/itro ------------------------------------------------- Thank you for watching! #blackinjapan #mfiles #pigglesdigaijin
"Watch Yourselves With These Women ..." (Black in Japan) | MFiles
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"Watch Yourselves With These Women ..." (Black in Japan) | MFiles

In this episode of The Melanated Files (MFiles) we introduce Ashley Wallace, a HR professional living in Japan. Listen as Ashley shares his experience living in Japan as a black man for the past seven years. Watch to hear his story. You can find Ashley on Instagram here: @ashley_beu4evr SUBSCRIBE to our channel: https://goo.gl/BToqWv The Melanated Files or the MFiles is a Black Experience in Japan's series that highlights black people living in Japan. It focuses on sharing the story of the individual; who they are; what they do; what they are passionate about; and what their experience has been so far, as a black person living in Japan. Melanated is a word that is regularly used in the black community. It means “full of melanin.” Files is in reference to the collection of stories of black people in Japan that will be shared in this series. If you would like to be featured or know a black person living in Japan, who would like to be featured, please send us a message on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/theblackexjp/ Or tweet us @theblackexjp Visit our website: https://www.blackexjp.com Also remember to subscribe for weekly videos on the black experience in Japan. Music Provided by NoCopyrightSounds: Itro & Tobu - Cloud 9 [NCS Release] Tobu: ➞ Spotify http://smarturl.it/Tobu_Spotify ➞ SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/7obu ➞ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tobuofficial ➞ Twitter https://twitter.com/tobuofficial ➞ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/tobuoffi... Itro: ➞ Spotify https://open.spotify.com/artist/6fEZj... ➞ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/officialitro ➞ Twitter https://twitter.com/itromsc ➞ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/official... ➞ SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/itro ------------------------------------------------- Thank you for watching! #blackinjapan #mfiles #ashleywallace