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www.vox.com: Confessions of a wealthy immigrant: “model minority” is a myth

Read Full Article Here: https://www.vox.com/first-person/2017/5/1/15426166/model-minority-myth-immigration

Like many immigrant families, we still have relatives abroad and make frequent trips to see them.

This moment of reaching for security through money sums up all of the conflicting and complicated feelings I have about being part of a wealthy immigrant family.

But I’ve learned how to tell their story adding a class privilege X-ray to their journey.

I share my family’s story with you to show that all immigrant families’ — indeed, all families’ — stories and histories are class stories.

Class privilege X-ray based on original illustration by Molly Hein for Classified: How to Stop Hiding Your Privilege and Use It for Social Change!

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