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Palisades Park

(Encyclopedia) Palisades Park, residential borough (1990 pop. 14,536), Bergen co., NE N.J.; inc. 1899. Palisades Park is notable for its proportionally high Korean-American population.

Paik, Nam June

(Encyclopedia) Paik, Nam June näm jo͞on pīk, 1932–2006, Korean-American artist, widely considered the founder of video art, b. Seoul, studied art and music at Tokyo Univ. and in Germany. A…

Kim, Jim Yong

(Encyclopedia) Kim, Jim Yong, 1959–, Korean-American physician, university administrator, and global health specialist, b. Seoul, grad. Brown (A.B., 1982), Harvard (M.D., 1991, Ph.D., 1993). He moved…

Benjamin N. Smith, 1999 News

21, white supremacist, went on a shooting spree over the Fourth of July weekend, targeting minorities in Bloomington, Ind., and Chicago. He shot and killed Ricky Byrdsong, 43, an African-…

Chang-Rae Lee Biography

Chang-Rae Lee novelistBorn: July 29, 1965 Birthplace: Seoul, Korea A second-generation Korean American, Lee immigrated to the United States with his family when he was 3 years old. He was…

Daniel Dae Kim Biography

Korean American actorBorn: August 4, 1968Birthplace: Pusan, South Korea Born in Korea, Daniel Dae Kim moved to the United States with his family when he was only two…

Bertha Holt 2000 Deaths

Bertha HoltAge: 96 adoption advocate whose efforts to adopt abandoned Korean-American war orphans led to the 1955 Bill for Relief of Certain War Orphans, which allowed American families to…

Timeline of Worldwide School and Mass Shootings

Gun-related tragedies in the U.S. and around the world The following table lists notable worldwide mass and school shootings from 1996 to the present. What distinguishes mass shootings from other…