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Recording of "Self-Portrait with Umeboshi"


Self-Portrait with Umeboshi

Our resemblance strengthens each day.

Reddened by sun and shiso,
seasoned with salt,

we preside, finding
comfort in failure. Or does… 167 more words


The Shocking Truth About Korean-American Wealth

If someone asked you who the most “successful” Asians in America are, which ethnic groups would you name?

Chances are, Korean-Americans are somewhere near the top of your list. 1,534 more words

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Bullwhip Politics: Lewis Says "Get Your Butt Up"

The Daily Caller reports that Representative John Lewis (D-GA) feels like “taking a bullwhip” to people in order to make them care about civil rights. Speaking before the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Town Hall on Civil Rights in Washington, D.C., Representative Lewis said, “It doesn’t matter whether they’re black, or white, Latino, Asian-American or Native American. 153 more words

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Resolving Your Infinite Filial Obligations

Imagine that one day, your parents approach you with a ledger containing all the items and services they’ve paid to raise and support you from infancy to this very point.   675 more words

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Korean / American - Collection of thoughts

This post is long and rambling. You have been warned.

For Korean Americans in this program, sometimes I can’t help but feel that we’re living out a giant “what if.” (All in very different ways—we all come from different backgrounds and different connections to Korea and to America.) Moving through daily life in a foreign yet familiar country, I can’t help but indulge in the ahistoric. 1,112 more words


Southern Fried Asian: Jezzika Chung

This week on Southern Fried Asian, Keith talks to writer, creator, diversity advocate — and Ms. ADCOLOR at the recently held 2017 ADCOLOR Awards… 140 more words

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