The label aspires to unify a wide range of communities with common cause and shared experiences. But many feel it flattens and erases entire cultures. This is a thorough explanation on how grouping the 23 million Asians ad 50 ethnic groups into box is a problem. I think many of us think of Asians… (well, […]

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I Am Not a Fetish or Model Minority: Redefining What it Means to Be API in the Entertainment Industry Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, we believe that it is imperative that we investigate our cultural messaging surrounding marginalized groups.  We carry out a content analysis of 100 films — the 10 top-grossing domestic […]

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I found this talented educator, comedian explaining the impact of the #modelminoritymyth” Did you know the “model minority myth” about Asians being a uniformly successful and historically accepted ethnic group isn’t true? Did you know this myth is also a tool to perpetuate and justify racism towards other minority groups? Watch this video to learn […]

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I wish you could hear all the Asian American comments on how this hurts Asian Americans. There is a faction of Asian Americans who go the opposite direction not to be the stereotype too.

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DO YOU NEED MORE REASONS TO SPEAK UP, HERE YOU GO! After watching what these young Asian women leaders are fighting just to survive. They put everything into perspective. I am no aware of an additional 22 privileges I have. We have shelter, vehicles, food, language and computers. This is a prime example of the […]

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Dion Lim, a journalist with KGO-TV/ABC News, has covered violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during the pandemic. She explains how the model minority myth came to be and why she doesn’t take it as a compliment. There are so many pressures that come with these expectations. Here are comments I just hate how […]

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These 2 half Japanese women (like me) do a solid job of explaining the many ways the model minority myth is bad news. Click to listen to Dear White Women podcast This from their podcast. Continuing with this focus on our Asian stories during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this May, we want […]

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