Stereotype is a fear that one will confirm the negative stereotype of a group to which one belongs in an area in which the individual excels.
- In the workplace, even though Asian Americans are a "model minority" they are under-represented in senior-levels of management and leadership positions.
- In academics Asian American males do very well in mathematics, but the females do very poorly in math.
- A study was conducted in 1999 about Asian American women. Shih, Pittinsky, and Ambady found that they did better on a Mathematics test when their race was emphasized, and did worse when their gender was emphasized. ( disjointedthinking.jeffhughes.ca/2011/07/stereotype-threat)
- One of the examples of racism includes anti-immigration laws that restricted different Asian ethnic groups from immigrating to the U.S between 1800's and 1940's
- A survey last year found that Asian AMerican teenagers suffered way more bullying at school than any other demographic: 54% of Asian AMerican teenagers reported being bullied compared with 31.3% of white teens and 38.4% of black ones.
- Some of the experience Asian Americans have had with Racism have been in sports and in movies. Such as Jeremy Lin, Tiger Woods, and Michelle Sung Wie. Also, in movies, they put Asian roles as camp villians, martial experts, dippy shop owners, and exchange students soundtracked with a gong.