Analysis Of The Article ' The Model Minority ' Losing Patience '

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It is the 21st century and there is still racial prejudice in America. Many may not realize this, but there is a growing problem between Asian-Americans and the American society. A growing issue is that minorities, especially Asian-Americans are being judged based on their race rather than the accolades and achievements they have accomplished. In the article “The model minority is losing patience,” the article discusses about a high school senior by the name of Michael Wang, who was denied six out of seven Ivy League colleges, even after coming in second place in his class of 1,002 students for academics, scoring a 36 (perfect) score on the ACT, scoring in the top 150 of a national math competition, and much more. Many would assume based on all of these accolades and achievements, any student would be accepted to many elite colleges, including Ivy League schools. The article goes on to say that racial prejudice is a major problem even within the high school level. Racial prejudice is a major problem as discussed within the article, and the authors do an effective job in presenting that there is a major racial prejudice issue among high school students and college administration’s. This article starts out with a simple story of a high school senior by the name of Michael Wang. Mr. Wang’s story is a story of unfairness. A story of inequality. A story of a one man’s success, becoming meaningless with the denial of college administrations. The article shows that Mr. Wang was

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