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Articles by Steve Han

Jonathan Yim Sets Out to Blaze Trails in the NBA

In two years, Jonathan Yim went from coaching high school basketball to heading the video department of the Portland Trail Blazers.
category Sports

Korean American Poet Wins Walt Whitman Award

A Korean American poet has won the Walt Whitman Award, the prestigious prize awarded by the Academy of American Poets to debut writers, the academy announced last Wednesday.
category Arts & Culture

Kim Yoo-Jung Was Born To Act

South Korea’s most famous child actress, Kim Yoo-jung, makes her U.S. debut in a horror-mystery short film inspired by a dark chapter in East Asian history.
category Arts & Culture

Run River North Chases the Dream

The indie rock band’s music and identity find inspiration in its immigrant heritage.
categories Arts & CultureImmigration

Korean American Foster Parents Wanted

Children’s advocates launch a campaign to recruit Korean-speaking foster parents in Los Angeles County.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsRace/Ethnic Relations

Too Young For Olympics, 13-Year-Old Snowboarder Chloe Kim Sets Sights on Pyeongchang

Young snowboarding star Chloe Kim is not old enough for this year’s Olympics, but has her sights set on Pyeongchang in 2018.
category Sports

Korean American Community Honored by Congress

Two senior U.S. congressmen honored the Korean American community across the country to celebrate the ninth Korean American Day.
categories Arts & CulturePoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Korea-Japan Comfort Women Feud Continues With Online Petitions

Koreans are rallying against Japanese advocacy groups to protect a 6-month-old statue in Glendale, Calif., that commemorates the suffering of sex slaves during World War II.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Report Highlights Buying Power of Asian American Consumers

A new Nielsen report shows a community flexing its spending muscles, but model minority concerns emerge.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessRace/Ethnic Relations

Visiting Japanese Politicians Urge Removal of Comfort Women Statue

Members of Japan’s House of Representatives are calling on the city of Glendale, Calif., to remove the recently-erected statue that honors 80,000 to 200,000 “comfort women,” who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese army during World War II.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations
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