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.
From Harvard Business Review's The Big Idea Series/Advancing Black Leaders. A conversation with Airbnb’s Head of Global Diversity and Belonging, Dr. Melissa Thomas-Hunt as she discusses how to create a work environment in which minority employees (with a focus on African Americans) can thrive via deliberate, sustained efforts focused primarily in three areas: data and numbers, company culture, and day-to-day people management.