I Am Still Chung Yoo-Sun

Lately I have seen lots of things on Linkedin regarding Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility when it comes to names. Names are to be honored, names are to be pronounced correctly (or with best effort and practice, with patience over time, with humanity and grace to one another). I love these, but they do two things every time I see them:

  1. Catch me off guard, and remind me how jarring it is to see something resembling the idea of seeding conversation around decolonizing racism around names and foreign sounding names in America. After 30 years of questioning why I lost my name…

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Bree Yoo Sun Jung, 정 유선

Bree Yoo Sun Jung, 정 유선

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Mother. Artist. Healer. EO of Wonhwa Warriors, LLC & Top Writer in Racism, Feminism. “Narratives for collective liberation.”