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Posted by jessica on Tuesday, October 10, 2006 at 8:54pm.

Hi we are studing Asian Americans in my Ethics class. I have to anser these questions and I am confused. The question is, If someone made the below statements to you, how would you explain that the statements are misconceptions? Include whether you think most Americans believe these misconceptions, and why or why not.

Well I looked up the definiation of model minority it's a group that despite past prejudice and discrmination, succeeds economically, socially and educationally without restoring to political or violent confrontations with whites.

Looks like to me that is not a misconceptions at all. I'm confused will you please help me try help me with my questions.


The question is, If someone made the below statements to you, how would you explain that the statements are misconceptions? Include whether you think most Americans believe these misconceptions, and why or why not.

To which statements are you referring?


Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are a model minority? Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders belong to a single "Asian American" culture.

If someone made the below statements to you, how would you explain that the statements are misconceptions? Include whether you think most Americans believe these misconceptions, and why or why not.

Ř Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are a model minority.

Ř Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders belong to a single “Asian American” culture.



If someone made the below statements to you, how would you explain that the statements are misconceptions? Include whether you think most Americans believe these misconceptions, and why or why not.

Ř Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are a model minority.

Ř Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders belong to a single “Asian American” culture.

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