Diaspora through Dining: The Black and Asian Experience (Part 2 of 2)

Diaspora through Dining: The Black and Asian Experience (Part 2 of 2)

Wilkine Brutus and Danny Chung of OogeeWoogee break bread, explore their commonality in a Haitian restaurant

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Wilkine and Danny explore La Caye restaurant in Brooklyn

Wilkine Brutus (Haitian-American) and Danny Chung (Korean-American) of OogeeWoogee explore their immigrant backgrounds, identity politics, Hip Hop, and the cross-cultural hardships of American assimilation in the Black and Asian community.

In the second episode, Brutus invites Chung to La Caye, a Haitian restaurant in the heart of Brooklyn, NYC, to break bread and explore their commonality. They navigated the concept of colorism in the African and Asian diaspora, the relevancy and political significance of American Hip Hop, and the importance of authentic storytelling within the rise of social media. "

Check out episode 1 HERE.
 

 

 
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