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Funeral service for esteemed leader Min Hi Rhee to be held on July 26

The funeral service for the late Min Hi Rhee, an esteemed leader of the Korean American community in the United States, will be held...

‘Liquor Store Dreams’ explores anti-Black sentiment, sparking unexpected reactions

"Liquor Store Dreams," a documentary film shedding light on the challenges faced by Korean immigrants, has garnered attention at international film festivals and received...

Kim brothers create hangover cure beverage market in U.S.

A hangover cure beverage company, The Plug Drink, founded by two second-generation Korean American brothers, is gaining popularity by drawing inspiration from both Korean...

Korean American becomes first Asian and female chief of police in Texas

Eve Stephens, a 24-year veteran of law enforcement, made history as she was inaugurated as the chief of the Austin campus police department at...

Nancy Lee appointed to University of California board of regents

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on June 30 the appointment of Nancy Lee, a former executive vice president at Walt Disney, to the University...

Richard Park, pioneer and godfather of Korean American Democrats, passes away at 84

Richard Park (Sang Hyub Park), former advisor to the Korean American Democratic Committee (KADC) and a pioneering figure in the growth of Korean American...

New chairwoman sets out to facilitate generational change at Koreatown senior center

Yong Sin Shin, 63, the newly elected chairwoman of the Korea Town Senior and Community Center, is determined to bring about generational change for...

Korean-American woman engineer Alissa Park appointed dean of UCLA Samueli School of Engineering

A Korean-American woman engineer has been named the dean of a UCLA engineering school. On June 20, UCLA announced in a press release that Alissa...

Yong Sin Shin elected as chairwoman of Korea Town Senior and Community Center

The Korea Town Senior and Community Center (KSCC) elected Yong Sin Shin, the incumbent senior vice chairwoman, as its new chairwoman on June 20. The...

Ethnic Korean adoptee to be appointed as federal judge in Michigan

An ethnic Korean who was adopted to the United States is expected to be appointed as a federal judge. The Senate Judiciary Committee held a...