Meet Sam Okyere - 'The Most Famous Black Man in South Korea'
When Ghanaian Sam Okyere arrived in South Korea to study he was met with racism. But he found a way to turn his negative experiences into a positive, and made a name for himself as a popular television personality, writes Renee van Heteren for DW.
Deutsche Welle, 24 October 2018
When Sam Okyere arrived in South Korea for university he was met with racism. But he found a way to turn his negative experiences into a positive and made a name for himself as a… Read more »
Sam Okeyere has numerous fans in South Korea who like to ask him for autographs on the street.
As his fame in Korea grew, Sam knew he needed to address the issue of racism.
It is sometimes hard in Korea to deal with issues openly. Speaking about racism was not done until Sam addressed it on national TV.