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Asian American culture will have a big impact in this decade.
Asian Americans were the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the US from 2000 to 2019. This population is projected to pass 35 million by 2060. (Pew)
Asians as the “Model Minority” stereotype is outdated and needs to be crushed.
A term originated in 1966, the sociologist William Peterson describes the “Model Minority” as ethnic minorities who, despite marginalization, have achieved success in the United States. In his essay titled "Success Story: Japanese American Style", he wrote that the Japanese cultures have strong work ethics and family values which, consequently, lift them above "problem minorities." (wikipedia).
It’s outdated, patronizing, and it needs to go.
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