Global Week in Review: Japanese 'B-Style' Youth Want to Be Black

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Japanese 'B-Style' Youth Want to Be Black

U.S. funded HIV-project is raided in Uganda, South African musician Hugh Masekela celebrates 75th anniversary with tribute concert, plus more global news. -- Natelege Whaley (@Nateiege)

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.

(Photo: Metropolis TV)

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