Category Archives: cultural exchange

Ongoing Struggle for Taiwanese Independence Continues to Remain Problematic in Mainland China

Over the last few years, Asian celebrities have been speaking out against Taiwanese independence from mainland China.  Everyone knows that celebrities can utilize their power to promote change in society if they really want to.  At the same time, celebrities are … Continue reading

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Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing Takes Closer Look at Racial Discrimination In America and Its Ongoing Lingering Effects Among Different Ethnicities

Spike Lee’s film “Do The Right Thing” takes a closer look at racial tensions that occurred on a hot summer day in Brooklyn during the 1980s.  In my opinion, it is one of his best films because it reflects the … Continue reading

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Hollywood Celebrities Banned in China

Hollywood celebrities are adored and respected by many fans around the globe.  However, some celebrities are banned from certain countries for several reasons.  One country that has done this over the years is China.   The Chinese government is Communist … Continue reading

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Hip Hop And You Don’t Stop: Journey From The South Bronx to Tokyo

   The film Wild Style continues to have an enormous impact on Japanese culture after appearing on screen thirty-two years ago.  Japan’s hip hop scene has evolved and came a long way.   Wild Style is responsible for exposing hip hop … Continue reading

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Hip Hop For The World Unites Artists from Different Cultures to Improve the Lives of Others Around the Globe

 San E – South Korea     Earlier this year, fourteen hip hop artists from fourteen different countries lead a movement titled Hip Hop For The World.   Pendekar – Singapore Six of the hip hop artists featured in this collaboration … Continue reading

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Catharina Choi Becomes “Miss World Brazil 2015”

  Catharina Choi Nunes became “Miss World Brazil 2015” this past June in China.  She is half-Korean and half-Brazilian born to a Korean mother and Spanish/Portuguese father.  Catharina also won the Miss Earth Korea title in 2013.  Originally, the “Miss … Continue reading

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Black Filmmakers Find Their Creative Niche in Japan

Black filmmakers have been making their mark in The Land of the Rising Sun.  Nowadays, filmmakers do not need to go to Hollywood become a successful.  Don’t get me wrong.  Hollywood is still the place to make it if you want to … Continue reading

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