. The model minority myth says all Asians are successful. Why that’s dangerous. « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NBC News – Asian Americans of lower socioeconomic status don’t fit the model minority stereotype and are more likely to work in low-wage industries such as restaurants, housekeeping and factories, which can make them more vulnerable. Asian women like the victims of Tuesday’s shootings have historically been susceptible to sexual and physical violence.

Even in America’s most diverse cities, Asian Americans of all backgrounds are on edge, fearful of being verbally harassed, coughed at or spat on, pushed, punched, stabbed or even killed because of the recent surge of racial violence.

Continue reading on the true struggles of Asian Americans at NBC News.

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