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Tue July 3, 2012
The Korean-American Story Of Yes! Organic Market
Originally published on Wed July 4, 2012 11:03 am
Gary Cha and his family came to the U.S. from South Korea in the 1970s. They opened Yes! Organic Markets in food deserts and other unlikely neighborhoods around Washington, D.C. and Maryland. Cha speaks with host Michel Martin about his heritage, his business and racial tension between some Asian store-owners and African-American residents.