Empowering Black Communities In Japan

is dedicated to bridging communities for positive change and support, enhancing the well-being of African Americans and individuals of African descent in Japan, the United States and globally. Our organization strives to unite Black communities in Japan, offering a platform that amplifies their voices to a broader audience while connecting with our global and Japanese friends & family.

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Mori Art Museum: Afro-Mingei

Afro-Mingei offers the priceless opportunity to experience major past works and never-seen-before new works created for this exhibition from a prominent practitioner of Black art, a domain that has been attracting growing interest from the international art world in recent years.

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TELL Japan: Supporting Your Mental Health Needs

TELL stands as a steadfast pillar of support for Japan's international community since its establishment in 1973. This nonprofit organization goes beyond the ordinary, providing vital free, anonymous, and confidential assistance through phone and chat services. Notably, TELL extends its commitment by offering professional face-to-face counseling and running an extensive outreach program.

US Embassy Tokyo

The US Embassy Tokyo offers essential services for American citizens residing in Japan. From passport renewals to emergency assistance, the embassy provides crucial aid tailored to expatriate needs.

COMING SOON: Black Business Network

Our Black Business Network is a dynamic community of black entrepreneurs, professionals, and supporters united by a shared commitment to economic empowerment and mutual support. Through networking events, workshops, and online forums, members of the network have the opportunity to connect, collaborate, and exchange resources and expertise.

Community Spaces

Step into our stylish yet cozy lounge and immerse yourself in a world of possibilities. From casual meetups to thought-provoking workshops, we offer a diverse array of events and activities designed to inspire and engage. Connect with like-minded individuals, exchange ideas, and forge lasting friendships in our inviting atmosphere.

Juneteenth Gala News

Join us as we embark on a journey of remembrance and This year’s Juneteenth Celebration, themed “Together We Stand,” pays tribute to Dr. Opal Lee, the grandmother of Juneteenth, and recognizes advocates for positive change in Japan. Through a month-long extravaganza filled with vibrant cultural expressions and meaningful activities, we invite you to stand in solidarity and embrace the richness of Black history and heritage. Together, let us walk hand in hand towards a future of equality, justice, and unity.

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Smithsonian’s “God Talks” Film Screening in Tokyo and Osaka

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) has been making waves with its groundbreaking film and web series, "God Talks." The series explores the complex relationship between faith and culture among Black Millennials in the United States. Recently, the film has garnered attention in Japan, where it has sparked conversations about the intersection of religion, culture, and social issues.

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Opal Lee, Grandmother of Juneteenth, to Receive 8th Honorary Doctorate

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