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Chinese Americans: Don’t Call Us 'Model' Citizens

In this segment of VOA’s continuing report on What Americans Think About China, we turn our focus to Chinese immigrants in the United States.  One of the most common U.S. stereotypes of Chinese Americans is that they are a “model” minority in a nation of diverse ethnicities. That perception may seem flattering. But, for many Chinese Americans it is a myth – one that they have been trying to combat for decades. In this report, VOA examines how Chinese Americans became a “model minority”...

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