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How the Sitcom “Kim’s Convenience” Ended Up Perpetuating the Racism the Actors Hoped It Would Fight

Another disturbing story of whitewashing and unfair compensation for minority workers

Photograph of the facade of the convenient store, “Kim’s Convenience” for the CBC show by the same name. There is a poster of the Kim family on the side of the store and two signs that say “Kim’s Convenience” in green, white, and blue.

“Kim’s Convenience” has been in the news this week, not because its final season was released, but because some of the Korean-Canadian actors finally feel…

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