Until I proved myself to be a worthy asset to the football team, I was regarded as the fat, nerdy-looking Asian kid that should just go back to doing homewo...
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...uch bigotry of Asians, it has substantially declined to the point where Asians are now able to participate in activities they were never prevalent in. With Jeremy Lin and many other successful Asians disproving bigots, Asians have started to gain the respect needed to enhance their living situation in America. As the years go on, people of color will be able to easily pass those “psychological barriers” and become just as dominant, if not more, than those of non-colored people.
King, Jamilah. "The Subtle Bigotry That Made Jeremy Lin the NBA’s Most Surprising Star." COLORLINES. N.p., 8 Feb. 2012. Web. 13 Mar. 2012.
Takaki, Ronald T... Strangers from a different shore a history of Asian Americans. Updated and rev. ed. Boston: Little Brown, 1998. Print.
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