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Episode 113: The People Are the Ones Who Create the Culture ft Silong Chhun

Episode 113: The People Are the Ones Who Create the Culture ft Silong Chhun

In which Jeff and KC welcome activist, advocate, artist, and entrepreneur Silong Chhun to the studio; Silong slowly grows to accept being an artist; he throws a comedy show; he went to Green River Community College, does radio at KGRG; Silong does the raps; drops some wisdom; Jeff has a tough week; KC has a parcel stolen; KC talks about why she wants to be a counselor; KC talks about her plans for the future; Silong arrives in America; Silong talks about why his company has the name Red Scarf Revolution; wants to build a bridge for the kids coming after; kids need to know about their history; he was raised by both parents; the king sided with the Khmer Rouge to fight the Communists; we discuss First They Killed My Father; his dad was a Lon Nul soldier in hiding; Silong's mom and dad found each other in the camp; Khmer Krom faced racism from other Cambodians; Silong didn't join a gang because he couldn't fight (and he would cry); both Silong and KC's dads picked plants in the mountains

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