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These views are not universal, but they are commonly heard in Korea. While some black residents say they have never felt a touch of racism here, others say they must deal with it every day. Lee convinced the academy owner that he was a perfectly good teacher, and was asked to stay.The infamous "see these rocks" guy of You Tube fame (explained in detail later in this article) snapped and unloaded on an old man on a bus. Racism happens in the workplace, on the street and at the first meeting with a girlfriend's family.From there I found your other video to which I am responding.
Before I get to the heart of my response, perhaps I should preface it with a little information about myself.In a survey last year, the Washington Post found South Korea to be one of the least racially tolerant countries in the world.It found that "more than 1 in 3 South Koreans said they do not want a neighbor of a different race." In 2009, The New York Times reported that "42 percent of (Korean) respondents in a 2008 survey said they had never once spoken with a foreigner."In one way or another, racism affects almost every foreigner in Korea. Whether African-American, African or not even black but mistaken for it, experiences in Korea are tainted by the perception that blacks are lower than other races: Blacks are violent, unintelligent and poor.It seems like all black people can sing, all black people can dance. Some people’s curiosity can be more polite than others, said residents and business owners in Itaewon, the Seoul district where many black people have settled.While people don’t use racial epithets, some will move to another seat on public transportation or move to the other side of the street when a black person is approaching.