Global Week in Review: Japanese 'B-Style' Youth Want to Be Black
Japanese 'B-Style' Youth Want to Be Black
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A photo essay about B-Style, a sub-culture of Japanese youth who "want to be Black," has gone viral. Desire van den Berg photographed followers in Tokyo. They alter their appearance by tanning their skin to look darker, braiding their hair and wearing clothes associated with American hip-hop culture.