Model Minority Myth

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How This Crazy Rich Asian Fights Wealth Inequality and the Model Minority Myth [OP-ED]

Resource Generation’s Iimay Ho: “I’ve been looking forward to the release of ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ but I’m not surprised that Warner Bros. took a bet on a movie where rich Asians show they can act like rich White people and reinforce the model minority myth.”

STUDY: White Students See Asian-Americans as More Competent Than Blacks, Latinos

Researchers find that some students at prestigious universities subscribe to stereotypes that can impact everything from the workforce to the voting booth.

Dear White People's Naomi Ko: 'People Don't Think Asian-Americans Are Capable of Protest'

The Korean-American actress wants to challenge the model minority myth.

The Problem With Time Magazine's New Take on Asian-Americans in Tech

How Time acknowledged but ended up succumbing to the pitfalls of writing about Asian-Americans in the U.S.

Asians Have Not Become White, No Matter What Google's Diversity Data Says

Scot Nakagawa doubles down on why the model minority myth is so destructive.

Wanted: Disgruntled Asian-Americans to Attack Affirmative Action

An anti-affirmative action crusader makes an appeal to Asian-Americans to sue colleges over their admissions policies.

The Economic Truth About the 'Model Minority'

Recent history underscores the fact that we can’t make smart economic decisions based on wrongheaded stereotypes.

Here's Why That Asian Privilege Hashtag Is So Problematic

Adriel Luis complicates things over on Medium.

Asian Americans Finally in Commercials -- As Tech Geeks

The Washington Post reports on a growing trend that’s playing off of old stereotypes.

Top CFDA Fashion Awards Go to Three Asian Americans

Shifts in immigration and labor policy may be at the heart of the new trends.