news report on asian american poverty

This is a news report from a couple of a weeks back on the high rate of poverty in New York's Asian American community: A Community in Crisis. According to the report, in New York City, one in five Asian families is poor, making less than $20,000 a year. And though Asian Americans make up 12% of New York City's population, they only receive 1% of government and private foundation aid.

That's an outrageous disparity. Definitely makes you rethink the minority myth, doesn't it? I hope a lot of people saw this, and it bust those notions wide open. That's a major misconception that stands in the way our community going forward, and it's got to go. Despite the lame intro, it's worth taking a look. (Thanks to all the folks who sent this one in.)

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