Story of the Burakumin with Dr. Christopher Bondy

While Japan is often seen as a homogeneous nation, it's crucial to acknowledge the diverse minority groups within its borders—the Ainu, resident Koreans, and foreigners like us. In this video, we shift the spotlight to the , the largest minority that historically occupied the lowest rung of the social hierarchy in feudal Japan.

Despite their past, modern Burakumin still grapple with stigmatization and discrimination in today's Japanese society. Join us as we explore the story of the Burakumin, delving into their historical marking as different and examining the challenges of living with a stigmatized identity.

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