Sunday, May 29, 2016

Slam Poet George Masao Yamazawa Nails What It's Like to Be a Child of Immigrants

 

National Poetry Slam Champion George Masao Yamazawa is the son of Japanese immigrants — but he doesn't know how to speak Japanese. Thus, he's afraid of being the "broken chain" in his family's lineage. 

In his poem "The Bridge," which Yamazawa performed at a slam poetry competition in December, he captured the identity crises many immigrants face in America. 

Read more on this story here.

KJ

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2016/05/slam-poet-george-masao-yamazawa-nails-what-its-like-to-be-a-child-of-immigrants.html

Current Affairs, Film & Television | Permalink

Comments

Post a comment