Asian Americans Are Still Caught in the Trap of the ‘Model Minority’ Stereotype. And It Creates Inequality for All
Pulitzer Prize-winning Vietnamese American author, Viet Thanh Nguyen dives into the anti-Asian sentiment of the 70s and 80s and how many Asians categorized questioned if they could have anything valid to feel or say about race when as a "model minorities", they were supposedly accepted by American society. This story examines the Model Minority Myth, associated characterizations, biases, and the negative and lasting affect they have on Asian Americans.
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