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"I'm Culturally Japanese ..." (Black in Japan) | MFiles

10 Nov 2019

In this episode of The Melanated Files (MFiles) we introduce Tiffany, an American citizen who was born and raised in Japan. Not only is Tiffany culturally Japanese, but her native language is also Japanese. Watch as she shares her experience living in Japan without knowing she was black and the identity crisis she faced when she moved to America for six years. Watch to hear her story.

You can find Tiffany on Instagram here: @tiffrichx

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The Melanated Files or the MFiles is a Black Experience in Japan's series that highlights black people from diverse countries across the globe. 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 a foreign land.

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 that will be shared in this series.

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