Patrick Parr

Patrick Parr is the author of "The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age."

For Patrick Parr's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

‘Indian Migrants in Tokyo’ sheds light on an overlooked community

Books Jan 23, 2021

‘Indian Migrants in Tokyo’ sheds light on an overlooked community

There are currently around 40,000 Indians living in Japan and their stories, similar to minority groups in other countries, are often ignored or pushed aside. This lack of public awareness and representation can lead to cultural misunderstanding, or worse, discrimination. Indian Migrants in Tokyo: A ...

How Coretta Scott King brought her husband's message to Japan

General Jan 17, 2019

How Coretta Scott King brought her husband's message to Japan

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which this year falls on Jan. 21, is a federal holiday that marks the birthday (Jan. 15, 1929) of one of the United States' most-revered civil rights leaders. After King was killed in 1968 while standing on the second-floor balcony ...