racism in korea

November 19, 2013
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Being a Foreigner in Korea: Getting Stared at

You know that feeling when someone’s looking at you? You pause, feel their eyes on you and look around. And sure enough, there’s an old lady […]
November 14, 2013
Black face on national television. Shows Korea's lack of exposure/sensitivity to black people.

Understanding Racism in Korea

There's no doubt about it. Every country has its share of crazy racist people. Korea, of course, is no exception. But racism in Korea is sometimes more than just simple, unfound hate. Some of the racism is founded on scars centuries year old, some of it is purely out of fear of the unknown.