short video about the Model Minority myth

A short video on the Asian American "model minority" myth and why it matters. After watching the video, what are some problems you see about the model minority?

Additional reading:

'Model Minority' Myth Again Used As A Racial Wedge Between Asians And Blacks
European Colonial Empires, 1492-2008

In addition, here are two more migration maps from CNHI:

could you pass the US Citizenship test?


Immigrant and Non-Citizen Know Your Rights resources

The New York Immigration Coalition has put out a Know Your Rights toolkit. The toolkit is available in
Chinese ToolkitSpanish ToolkitEnglish Toolkit In addition, CUNY's Law School offers clinics to assist immigrants and non-citizens. Also take a look at CUNY CLEAR (Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility) project which offers help with legal representation and consultation.

Forget The 50 States; The U.S. Is Really 11 Nations, Author Says

An interesting way of looking at the US-- from NPR.

Here's the revised and color map from Business Insider:

digital tools

Sequoia trees

One of my favorite assignments - hugging trees and to give you an idea of one of my favorite trees.

meanwhile, in comparison to the Empire State Building