From “Jewpanese” to “Jew of Colour” with #BlackLivesMatter Racial identity across the Canadian-US border CARMEL TANAKA 8/18/2016 "#BlackLivesMatter. These three visceral words frequent my social media, but true exposure to these complex issues only happened just recently when I was invited to attend New York’s Jews4BlackLives vigil led by Jews of Color in conjunction with Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ) last Thursday. Being a Japanese-Canadian Jew with little knowledge on this movement, I went to hear the protest."