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Opinion: Stereotyping Asian-Americans as a ‘model minority’ perpetuates racism and denies diversity

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
The quiet Asian nerd stereotype is reinforced with the Model Minority Myth, the idea of the subservient Asian girlfriend is maintained through the Myth [and] the belief that other minority groups are lazy is continued through the Myth," writes William Fisher.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.