We’re an Asian American identity magazine dedicated to highlighting creative work by/about/for Asian Americans, subverting the myth of the model minority, and ultimately, “reclaiming our stories.”Read More Introducing…Model Minority
Thing with the black tentacles
Coiffed into a knob
At the base of its white
Neck, powdered like a corpse.
In a 1981 speech, Ronald Reagan lauded Asian Americans as “exemplars of hope and inspiration” due to their allegedly natural intelligence and work ethic. This model minority conceptualization marks a sharp detour from the Yellow Peril panic that once stigmatized Asians as unassimilable, threatening Others.Read More The Model Minority in the Liberal State
Asians are super rich these days.
Asians can dance beyond what Bollywood has shown us.
Asian can throw lavish parties and exhibit crazy behaviors.