Made these Japantown tees back in 2014 and never thought of releasing them again, but with so much going on in our communities it felt relevant to do it now.
We have been dealing with appropriation and displacement for years, and with hate crimes against AAPI becoming a recent point of attention in the media, we are provided with an opportunity for education.
There are limited pieces left that will be available this Sunday, April 11th proceeds will go to the Little Tokyo Historical Society .
“Today, LTHS provides a place for those who want to learn more, share family histories, and defend the legacy of LT. Join LTHS and become a part of the living narrative ensuring the existence of Little Tokyo as the cultural soul of the Japanese American community.”
If you don’t record your history, someone else will write it for you.