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It’s 2021 and I’d like to wish everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous new year. In keeping with the theme of good tidings, happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day, too.

If I was going to put forth a New Year’s resolution in this column, I’d have to say it would be to write more. The past year saw me devote more of my time to endeavors that were outside Black Eye, thanks to the spread of COVID-19 and then the spread of Black Lives Matter — both of which hit the shores of Japan.

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