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  • 'Hafus' challenge Japan's ethnic homogeneity
  • 'Hafus' challenge Japan's ethnic homogeneity
    Miss Universe Japan (2015) ©
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'Hafus' challenge Japan's ethnic homogeneity

Japan is one of the least ethnically diverse countries in the world. And it sees itself as entirely homogeneous – even if it isn't. So when Ariana Miyamoto – who's part African-American, part Japanese – was crowned Miss Universe Japan, it forced the country to think about its true identity.

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