Why Do We Call Asian Americans The Model Minority? | AJ+


The Model Minority Myth is a pervasive stereotype of Asian Americans in the United States. The stereotype continues to have a harmful effect on both individuals and Asian American communities as a whole.

Asian American communities have long struggled to receive federal assistance based on individual community needs. So, how can the U.S. government provide adequate assistance?

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Presented by: Anna Sterling
Written by: Omar Duwaji, Anna Sterling
Edited by: Brian Joseph
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Produced by: Omar Duwaji, Anna Sterling

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