The Model Minority Myth Part 1


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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 18 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! In this week’s episode, hosts Gen & Ted Lai discuss the history of the model minority myth as well as some of the modern effects of the model minority myth. This is part 1 of the 2 part special. We also take some time to talk about the continued violence against Asians in the U.S., and we celebrate the achievements made recently in awards shows, including the Grammy Awards, the Golden Globes, the People’s Choice Awards, and the recent Oscar nominations. Take a moment to watch Alan Kim’s acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actor in Minari. Want to learn more? Visit our site at or for social media. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, email us at

  • 0:45, Re-visiting Anti-Asian Violence, Atlanta
  • 5:50, History of the Model Minority Myth and Some Data
  • 17:40, Celebrating Asian Americans at Awards Shows

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