Joe Neel. New results from an NPR survey show that large numbers of Asian-Americans experience and perceive discrimination in many areas of their daily lives. This happens despite their having average incomes that outpace other racial, ethnic and identity groups. Chan School of Public Health, also finds a wide gap between immigrant and nonimmigrant Asian-Americans in reporting discrimination experiences, including violence and harassment. In addition to asking about personal experiences with discrimination, we also wanted to find out what people's perceptions are of discrimination within their own neighborhoods.
Why we must talk about the Asian-American story, too — The Undefeated
Immigrant Asian Americans were also much less likely to report multiple forms of individual discrimination, including violence and sexual harassment, than their counterparts born in the U. The report details the results for a nationally representative probability sample of Asian-American adults, with a margin of error of 5. Interviews were conducted in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Vietnamese. Some 3, adults in total — at least 18 years old and of various genders, races, ethnicities and identities — were interviewed by phone between Jan. Indian-Americans are much more likely than Chinese-Americans to report unfair police stops or treatment. Chan School of Public Health and co-director of the poll, said in a phone interview.
Debunking the “Model Asian” Myth: Five Ways Asian-Americans Still Face Discrimination
Asian-Americans, who make up the fastest-growing minority in the nation, face widespread discrimination in the workplace and are often victims of racially motivated harassment and violence, the United States Commission on Civil Rights said in a report made public yesterday. The commission concluded that Asian-Americans, who doubled in number over the last decade to about 7. And, the commission concluded, immigrants who speak little or no English are frequently denied equal access to a decent education and the voting booth and are treated unfairly by the police and the courts. The report, "Civil Rights Issues Facing Asian-Americans in the 's," portrays an America that often stereotypes Asian-Americans as the "model minority," while neglecting the problems of poorer, less successful immigrants from Asia. Warning on Japan-Bashing.