Select one of the two question sets and respond in about two paragraphs. Provide at least one passage from each of the readings to support your response:
1. According to Jeff Guo and Kat Chow, how did the idea of Asian Americans as the “model minority” emerge? What role did Asian Americans play in the creation of the term? What role did the government and media play in the creation of the term?
2. According to Guo and Chow, what was the original purpose of the idea of the MM (model minority)? What were the unintended consequences of the MM? Based on the intentional purposes and the unintentional consequences, how would you evaluate the MM (model minority)?