CJ CGV is offering discounts to moviegoers on April Fool's. Dress like a foreigner, or speak in a foreign language. Is this delightful and funny, or a pandora's box of cultural appropriation?
You might have heard some horror stories about racism in South Korea. And yes, depending on where you are and who you interact with it does get “that bad.”
Racism? The owner of "Blackies" said, “People shouldn’t scrutinize every little thing. Foreigners who complain have an inferiority complex.”
In June, an Indian student was turned away from a bar in Seoul because of his nationality. Recently, he finally received an apology.
A video of an Indian student being refused entry at a bar is a reminder that South Korea has a long way to go before making foreigners feel welcome.
A high-profile Congolese refugee received death threats after criticizing South Korea's multiculturalism and lack of diversity. Talk about irony.
Each woman belongs to herself, and strangers do not owe you English lessons, cultural consultations, or small talk. Any person you approach needs to be respected, even if they do not respond as you would wish.
A Nepalese labor leader in Seoul speaks about being married to a Korean and what it means in a country that has yet to accept such pairings.