Korean American

Bite-Sized
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The name is a combination of the two chefs' names, Sun Hwa and Chun Hee, who met two decades ago at a Korean-American church. See their story, philosophy and menu at the restaurant's website. Compiled by Steve Barnes. Items to be considered for … No tags for this post.

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Is Jim Yong Kim destroying the World Bank?
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A Catholic priest ministering to a parish in the slum went looking for help, and he found it in Jim Yong Kim, an idealistic Korean-American physician and anthropologist. In his mid-30s and a recent graduate of Harvard Medical School, Kim had helped … No tags for this post.

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'Hillary Clinton will tackle Korean issues from day one'
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The Korean-American community here is very diverse, lots of small businesses that need healthcare and loans to help them expand or get started. And I think Clinton is going to be the big champion for small minority businesses. Across the board, she … No tags for this post.

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Is Jim Kim Destroying the World Bank — or Saving it From …
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A Catholic priest ministering to a parish in the slum went looking for help, and he found it in Jim Yong Kim, an idealistic Korean-American physician and anthropologist. In his mid-30s and a recent graduate of Harvard Medical School, Kim had helped … No tags for this post.

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'Hillary Clinton will tackle Korean issues from day one'
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The Korean-American community here is very diverse, lots of small businesses that need healthcare and loans to help them expand or get started. And I think Clinton is going to be the big champion for small minority businesses. Across the board, she … No tags for this post.

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Former SNSD member Jessica to open official fan club
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Former SNSD member Jessica will officially open her own fan club, according to her agency, Coridel Entertainment. The benefits of joining will include an official fan club card and the chance to preorder a fan meeting ticket. Sign-ups will be followed … No tags for this post.

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Paumen Will Stand Trial For Abetment, Attorney Confident
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Paumen will have to face another preliminary inquiry next month along with Anderson, businessman Jahan Abadi of Belmopan, and Korean American Hyang Choing Park. They are jointly charged for the perversion of justice and the conspiracy to pervert … No tags for this post.

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Immigrant Justice Project holds DACA/DAPA Panel
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Maeng works for the Korean American Resource and Cultural Center. Hong is the National Asian American and Pacific Islander DACA collaborative coordinator at the National Korean American Service and Education Consortium. He is also known for … No tags for this post.

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Hollywood's first Korean film to be screened
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"This movie is not a good movie in any aspect of the word ? cinematography, scriptwriting, acting, or directing," said Zwetsloot, "but it is significant in that it was the first Korean-American joint movie production, and one of the first movies in … No tags for this post.

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Passover in Seoul
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In Southern California, the Jewish and Korean-American communities have their own points of intersection. Both communities are fundamentally defined by the immigrant experience. They've made it in the Promised Land that is California through those … No tags for this post.

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100 Korean Americans received free eye exams and treatments
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The Vision Care Service(VCS) West coast chapter, organized the '6th Free Eye camp of love' with Hwarang Lions, Hwarang Leo Club, Southern California Nurses Association, and Korean Consulate in Los Angeles. One hundred Korean Americans who have … No tags for this post.

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Fictional play is partially based on 2007 Virginia Tech shootings
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And with Seung-Hui Cho, that (feeling) was even a little bit stronger because of the fact that he looked like somebody who would go to my parents' church or somebody I would encounter just in the Korean-American community." The idea for "Office Hour … No tags for this post.

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Facing the wrath of North Korea
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Kenneth Bae, a South Korean-American tour operator, was accused in 2013 of a plot to topple Kim Jong Un and sentenced to 15 years in jail. US officials struggled to pin down exactly why Bae incurred the wrath of the North Korean authorities. The regime … No tags for this post.

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A Case for Asian American Studies
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As a first-generation Korean American, I did not know how to fit my own experiences with race into conversations that were theoretically and literally black-and-white. “Yet Asian Americans didn't seem to have it “bad enough” to justify identifying with … No tags for this post.

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The tricky business of love, race and white privilege
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“A Korean-American woman said, 'I wouldn't date you,' or 'I've only dated white men because I would want my children to have privilege and status,” Ravi says. In this situation, Johnson says that Ravi is up against two racial fronts that are hard to … No tags for this post.

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