Model Minority Myth Part 2


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By Gen and Ted Lai and Ted Lai. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Welcome to Episode 20 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! This is part 2 of our work on the history and repercussions of the Model Minority Myth! In this episode, Gen & Ted talk about some of the current information that shows how the Model Minority Myth is untrue and problematic. Additionally we discuss ways to change mindsets. In the second segment, we bring back what we call Things Never to Say to an Asian American. This time we talk about the phrase, “Where are you from?” Want to learn more? Visit our site at or for social media. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, email us at


  • 1:50, Continuing Issues with the Model Minority Myth
  • 20:07, Things Never to Say to Asian Americans

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