She noted that Asians (or rather Chinese) that are decendents of the Chinese that were largely used to build the railroads early in our country's history still are relegated to low-paying jobs, etc. etc. and also noted that there are sweatshops in L.A. (and perhaps other cities). They, she said, represent a stark difference between Asian (Chinese) that are more recent immigrants.
What do you think lends to the erroneous depiction of certain groups as "model minorities" and why people White and Black tend to ignore or are unaware of the particular distinctions that exist within minority populations?
Myth versus Facts: Asian American and Model Minorities
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There's a world of difference between truth and facts.
Facts can obscure truth. - Maya Angelou