Race and education are what make U.S. income inequality even worse for some

Over almost five decades, the poorest Asian-Americans have made fewer gains in income than the lower-income contingent of other groups. As my colleague and I wrote recently, the myth of Asian-Americans as a model minority persists, painting a wildly diverse community as uniformly educated, hard-working, and successful. Now a new Pew Research report affirms what we already know to be true: Not all Asian-Americans have found financial security. In fact, according to the report, income inequality among Asian-Americans is higher than in any other racial and ethnic group in the U.S.Read Full Story

Race and education are what make U.S. income inequality even worse for some

Income inequality is still closely tied to education levels, birth origin, and membership in racial or ethnic groups. The income gap between the lowest and highest earning Americans increased ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Fastcompany Tech

Here’s another reason why the “model minority” myth is so damaging

Over almost five decades, the poorest Asian-Americans have made fewer gains in income than the lower-income contingent of other groups. As my colleague and I wrote recently, the myth of ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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