‘Model Minority’ Myth Again Used as a Racial Wedge Between Asians and Blacks

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National Public Radio

This story explores how the perception of universal success among Asian Americans is wielded to downplay racism's role in the persistent struggles of other marginalized racial and ethnic groups, especially Black and African Americans. The author discusses the concept of "racial resentment" as a tool for people to absolve themselves of the complexities of racism.

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Published on 09/27/2022

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