That ugly exclamation rattled the ears of editor Michael Luo who, with family and friends in tow, headed to get lunch at a nearby Korean restaurant on the Upper East Side streets of Manhattan last month. Luo wrote an open letter in the New York Times to the white woman who roared it, telling her how such verbal daggers sever Asian-Americans from their citizenship. We shower sympathy on black and brown people; Asian-Americans experience but a sprinkle.
Asian-Americans were the only racial group whose upward mobility was lower among second-generation immigrants. By Molly Fosco. When Julia Lam told her parents she was leaving her job at Facebook to start her own company, they were quick to warn her of the risks.
On Thursday, the U. The takeaway: Admissions policies that factor in race hurt both Asians and whites. The case is, on the surface, about discrimination against Asians.
Please refresh the page and retry. B lack and Asian students are more than twice as likely to go to university than their white counterparts, new data has revealed. The number of white students has flatlined. In1, out of every 10, white year-olds went into higher education.
The first time I felt ashamed of being Asian, I was six years old. It sounded purely American. He frowned at my response, then ran off, beckoned by his group of white friends.
Over an year period stretching from toAsian-American students admitted to Harvard scored higher on the SAT than did their peer admits from other racial groups, according to data released in the admissions trial last week. A Crimson analysis of the previously confidential dataset — which spans admissions cycles starting with the Class of and ends with the cycle for the Class of — revealed that Asian-Americans admitted to Harvard earned an average SAT score of across all sections. Every section of the SAT has a maximum score of
More than years after the 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, most U. Americans see disadvantages for blacks and Hispanics in the U. Views about the impact of being Asian or Native American are more mixed.
I teach courses at Swarthmore College that challenge students to think critically about their own academic success. At the beginning of the semester, most students believe their hard work and intellect got them where they are. As the semester goes on, many students come to realize that their academic achievement is as much a product of structural conditions that worked in their favor as it is their hard work and merit.
The connection between race and intelligence has been a subject of debate in both popular science and academic research since the inception of IQ testing in the early 20th century. There remains some debate as to whether and to what extent differences in intelligence test scores reflect environmental factors as opposed to genetic ones, as well as to the definitions of what "race" and "intelligence" are, and whether they can be objectively defined. Currently, there is no non- circumstantial evidence that these differences in test scores have a genetic component, although some researchers believe that the existing circumstantial evidence makes it at least plausible that hard evidence for a genetic component will eventually be found.
In the United States, despite the efforts of equality proponents, income inequality persists among races  and ethnicities. When the Civil Rights Act of was passed, it became illegal for employers to discriminate based on race;  however, income disparities have not flattened out. Asian workers' median wage was about percent that of white workers. Wages from the labor market are the primary source of income for most families in America,  and income is a socio-demographic status indicator that is important in understanding the building of wealth.