Rapid economic growth in China helped lifting 748.5 million people out of extreme poverty, dropping the country’s poverty rate from 66.3 percent to just 0.3 percent.
One of the greatest human migrations of all times – hundreds of millions of young men and women from the countryside poured into the factories and construction sites of China’s coastal boom towns.
From 1970 to 2016, the gap in the standard of living between Asians near the top and the bottom of the income ladder nearly doubled.
Deng Xiaoping said “We need large numbers of pathbreakers who dare to think, explore new ways and generate new ideas.”
Nearly 80% of Asian Americans say that they do not feel respected and are discriminated against in the U.S.
Between 2000 and 2019, Asian population in the U.S. grew 81%, from roughly 10.5 million to a record 18.9 million.
“Liberal arts students tend to be women from well-off families, while STEM students are more likely to be men from poorer households”
20 million people of Asian ancestry now live in the U.S.
Asian Americans as the “model minority” may sound like a compliment, but it’s actually a harmful racial stereotype.
One-third of Asian Americans fear the rising of threats, physical attacks and violence against them.