Thursday, October 16, 2008

Korean Mexicans

This article on the Mexicans of Korean ancestory (3rd and 4th generation) came out a few months ago in the LA TIMES. Pretty cool article. Big up to mis hispanos/mexicanos/coreanos! Que viva la raza!

The teens and twentysomethings bear strong Korean features but consider themselves true Mexicans. Even their older chaperons, Fermin Kim and David Kim, 70 (not related), no longer spoke Korean -- though they are third- and fourth-generation Korean Mexicans...,0,2642318.story

I forgot about this essay by Hyong-ju Kim (in Spanish) about Korean Immigration History in Mexico. Very interesting. Check it out here.

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