Black Travel : African samurai: The enduring legacy of a black warrior in feudal Japan

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African samurai: The enduring legacy of a black warrior in feudal Japan


...Oda believed Yasuke to be either a guardian demon or "Daikokuten," a god of prosperity usually represented by black statues in temples. He tried to rub the pigment from Yasuke's skin, believing it was black ink. Once convinced Yasuke was real, he immediately threw a feast in his honor, says Lockley.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/19/asia...apan-intl/index.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab

Words by Emiko Jozuka, CNN
Graphics by Natalie Leung, CNN

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