September 27, 2023

Mixing with the Cleanest Race: My upbringing in North Korea

The impact of my education in North Korea - Africans told me, “You are not African, you are Korean”

Hello, my name is Monique Macías and over the coming months I’m going to be sharing my experiences about living in North Korea with you from a very unique perspective: as a foreigner who lived in Pyongyang between 1979 to 1994. In my introductory post, you can read about why I lived in North Korea for such a long time