Looted Korean American Immigrant Business
On May 31st, 2020, many stores in Chicago fell victim to looters and vandalism following the murder of George Floyd. Venus Fashion, a women’s fashion store, was one of them. Owner Dae O Yang has operated the store in the south Chicago area for over twenty years and had already made plans to re-open since the COVID-19 lockdown but in the blink of an eye, everything was taken away from him. Get to know Mr. Yang and how he’s been processing the recent events as someone who supports the Black Lives Matter movement but has also been negatively affected by the looters.
If you would like to help, Mr. Yang’s daughter, Gloria, has started a GoFundMe to help cover the cost of damages and stolen items. Let’s help the Yang family reach their goal of $300,000! Donate here.
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