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Being Western Doesn’t Mean Being White

This is an excerpt from Chapter 12 of the book Stranger in a Stranger Land: My Six Years in Korea. In it, I discuss my firsthand knowledge of an event that made national headlines in Korea in 2011 and highlighted how some of America's racial baggage showed itself in Korea's expat

What Does It Mean To Be Black?

What does it mean to be black, or any other race for that matter? This is a question Rachel Dolezal, the woman born white, but who has chosen to self-identify as black, has brought to the forefront of our nation’s attention in recent days. But as a black man who

Ferguson: Bad Decisions, Not Race

“My white privilege is the only thing keeping me alive.” I saw this comment on a social media site the other day in which a woman was responding to the whole Ferguson situation. The absurdity of that statement is what prompted me to write this article. It’s not the color

Dan’s Top5 Internet Finds (9/22/2014)

Me again. Do you like things that come in five? Like fingers, toes, NBA starting lineups? Things like that? Well then you'll enjoy this!: 1.CLEVER DOGS OF THE WEEK http://youtu.be/5TDzJiK7AdQ 2. LOOKING BACK PICS OF THE WEEK Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share twitter Share 3.  WILDLIFE PICS OF THE WEEK 'Stretching' by Stephan Tuengler Share twitter 'Apex Predators' by Justin Black Share twitter 'One Eye On You' by

Dan’s Top5 Internet Finds (11/18)

Monday, Monday.  Fall is officially over...at least here in Korea.  My phone says there is chance of snow today.  And that's your weather report.  You stay classy, websurfer.  Here's the Top5: 1. HERO OF THE WEEK Alan Markovitz, 59, a well-known strip club owner in Detroit and soon-to-be reality television star on

No, Really! Where Are You From? Race vs. Nationality

“So, where are you from?” While this has been my go-to pick-up line while living overseas, it has also been the start of many an awkward and cringe inducing conversation when asked by some people whose views on what it means to be from a certain place either consciously or

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