In this inaugural episode of the Model Majority Podcast, we talk about the reasons why we started this podcast, the pillars and principles that underpin this project, and brief introductions of our own stories.
- Origin of the term “Model Minority”
- Mental health issues in Asian-American community
- Brookings Institution report on Asian-Americans over-generalization
- Kevin’s political dissident professor from college, Wenli Xu (not related)
Editorial Disclaimer: The content of this episode has been edited for clarity and better listening experience. We recorded this podcast over Skype, using Pamela Skype Audio Recorder, and edited this podcast using Adobe Audition. Painstaking effort has been taken to remove vocal annoyances like stuttering, talking too quickly, or overusing vocal cliches like “um”, “ah”, “uh”, and “you know.” We promise that none of our conversations have been edited out of sequence.