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The Color Yellow

The Color Yellow

 

The newspaper Le Courier Picard in northern France had this headline regarding the Coronovirus: Yellow Alert!

Many places are banning Chinese patrons, especially in restaurants.

After Pearl Harbor, many Chinese wore signs saying “I’m Chinese.”  A Japanese person from Seattle told me he wore this sign in high school to protect himself.

Is it time for me to wear a sign saying “I’m Japanese?”

In Home-Making class during my sophomore year in high school, we were told we Japanese can’t wear the color yellow because it would blend in too much with our yellow skin. So obedient me who thought all teachers were smart and right, I avoided the color yellow.

Well, look at me now? What do you think? Can you see me?

(I had problems posting a smaller version of this photo.)

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