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The Model Minority Myth and Its Implications on Asian-Americans

Arana, Ashley Marie; Smith, Raymond Arthur

This issue brief is meant to highlight and address some of the stereotypes and assertions American society projects onto Asian-Americans about their socio-economic status, education attainment and overall quality of life. On a greater scale, the Model Minority Myth depicts these issues in a more detailed manner by explaining the various ways Asian-Americans still face racism and other discriminations in the U.S.

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