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Do Asians Have to Be Intelligent to Be Worthy?

(Spoiler alert: The answer is no)

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If you look at any TV show or movie with Asian representation, it is likely that the Asian character is intelligent and hard-working. They are the “model minority.” Some popular examples are Big Bang Theory, Crazy Rich Asians, Never Have I Ever—the list continues on.




#StopAsianHate is a blog from Medium chronicling the xenophobia and anti-Asian racism that plagues America. With essays from the AAPI community and beyond, it’s a space for readers and thinkers to explore the joys, challenges, and complexities of the Asian American experience.

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