Here We Go Again.

You’ve been born and raised in X country, though your genetic makeup is Korean. Moments like what Trump asked is what people of another ethnic heritage go through on a daily.  If you haven’t read it, here’s the lowdown. Being a Korean American, it’s common to get asked, “Are you Chinese?”, “Were you born here?”,…

When a woman needs help

We don’t need to stand outside with pitchforks and posters to get our message across just yet. If you haven’t seen this picture already ubiquitous in the Korean media, here it is: a mother trying to protect her child from domestic abuse fled to the US and now the father is charging her with ‘child…

Los Angeles and Me

 The Korean Diaspora: Korean American   Being grown and bred from LA, I was exposed to gangsters, hippies, drugs, etc.  America’s good at exposing these things and frankly, I loved it.  Because it definitely has made me who I am today. The first time I heard California Girls by Katy Perry somewhere in Seoul, I started screaming out of joy and started dancing!  It’s…

춤과 나

Dancing and Me 원래 운동할 때마다, 춤을 꼭 추게 된다. 보통 뛰기를 하고, 다리 트레이닝도 하는데, 괜찮은 노래가 나오면, 춤을 추게 된다. 이 때가 제일 기쁘다. 추면서도, 다리, 팔 , 허리, 다 자세히 보면서 춘다. 나중에 미국에 가서 대학교에서 춤을 전공할 생각도 많이 한다. 원래 전공이 보존 생물학이었고, 환경을 너무 좋아하는 사람인데, 그만큼 춤도 너무…