TORU HANAI:REUTERS

Japan Shuns Mixed-Race Beauty Queen

The people of Japan are polarized in a debate between racial identity versus national identity as a half-black Japanese beauty queen, Ariana Miyamoto, recently won the Miss Universe Japan title. In Japan,...
JIM R. BOUNDS:Associated Press

Erased. Facing the History of Forced Sterilization

Today we visit one of the grimmest alleys of history — Forced Sterilization. This was the act of taking away someone’s ability to have a child, and there was nary a shred of consent. Some survivors say...