The Model Minority Myth boils down to expectations. By focusing on particular indicators of “success”, positive stereotypes are seemingly created about Asian Americans. Think: hard workers who have succeeded at achieving the American Dream and have children studying to become lawyers, engineers, or doctors. It paints a picture that impacts how both Asian Americans and other minority groups move throughout the world.
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Asian American and Pacific Islander women fighting for equality in the U.S.
From advocating for immigrant rights to combating anti-Asian hate crimes, AAPI women continue to make their voices heard and drive positive change in the United States. We are highlighting a few of the AAPI women who are fighting today for a more equal nation in honor of AAPI Heritage Month!