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A myth that claims that Asian Americans are all smart, quite, assimilated and get by without any help. It ignores all the bad in Asian American communites and creates a false ideology. It was created in the 1960s to stop the civil rights movement by claiming that Asian Americans get by on their own.
Just because I am Asian American and wear glasses does not make me your model minority.
by noise June 07, 2005
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1. Asian-american. Asia's best and brightest tend to immigrate to better countries so accordingly overachieve.
2. Not the model majority which can be seen by looking at the state of the country the model minority come from.
The model minority makes the average american look stupid, but so they should considering their background.
by Dawei756 February 18, 2008
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