Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The Model Minority Myth

Thanks to Jennifer Ikomo-Motzko for linking me to this article in the New York Times about the difficulties Asian-Americans face by the assumption that they are "the model minority". The Asian-American population is very diverse and includes many who struggle with minimal education and opportunity.
“The notion of lumping all people into a single category and assuming they have no needs is wrong,” said Alma R. Clayton-Pederson, vice president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

1 comment:

cheyenne-usher said...

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