SOURCE: Public Books
by Shirley Lung
"Asian Pacific Americans is a census category. It does not reflect the lived experiences, in fact, of many ethnic Asian persons living in the United States....But it is politically a necessity, in part because of the racial projects at work. These killings were racially motivated."
SOURCE: Last Week Tonight
John Oliver discusses the large and diverse group of people who fall under the term “Asian American”, the history of the model minority stereotype, and why our conversations on the subject need to be better-informed. Feat. historian Mae Ngai.
SOURCE: Los Angeles Times
by Ellen D. Wu
Offering culture as a formula for success is risky, and the concept is a deeply flawed approach to solving social issues.
by Ellen D. Wu
How Asian Americans became the model minority -- and why whites still consider them to be a threat.
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