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Minorities 38% of U.S. Population

Asian in America

According  to the US Census, reported by Marketing Charts, the US minority population (all groups other than non-Hispanic single-race whites) climbed to almost 123.5 million people, accounting for 38.4% of the total population. Asian-Americans were the fastest-growing minority group in the US last year, says the report, marking the fourth consecutive year in which their …

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Rise of the Tiger Nation?

Asian in America

Data Skewed to Show Asian American Success Despite their very different histories in this country, Asian-Americans now share with American Jews both the distinction and the occasional burden of phenomenal immigrant success. This Wall Street Journal article, Rise of the Tiger Nation, makes it seem like Asian Americans are succeeding everywhere you turn. This simply …

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Chinatown 9 Man Volleyball Documentary

Asian in America

Chinese American Chinatown: 9-Man Street Ball A slice of Chinatown history comes forth in a project from first time director Ursula Liang for the documentary “9-Man.” 9-Man, a street Chinatown sport created when the Chinese Exclusion Act forced Chinese restaurant workers and laundrymen to socialize exclusively amongst themselves. This  nine-man sport offered both escape and fraternity for …

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