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Untangling the Roots of the Model Minority Myth with Prachi Gupta
Reading, discussion, and book signing of Prachi Gupta’s debut memoir, They Called Us Exceptional: And Other Lies That Raised Us.
This program presents award-winning journalist Prachi Gupta’s debut memoir, They Called Us Exceptional: And Other Lies That Raised Us. Prachi’s debut is a probing, heartfelt exploration of the psychological harm caused by the model minority myth, and what it takes to break free from its constraints. As a girl, Prachi did not realize that her achievement-oriented personality wasn’t really her–it was a persona forged by American immigration policy, the legacy of colonialism, and the ... view more »
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This reading is followed by a moderated conversation, an audience Q&A, and a book signing. You can purchase your own copy of Prachi’s book, They Called Us Exceptional: And Other Lies That Raised Us, at City of Asylum Bookstore.
Safe and convenient parking for City of Asylum @ Alphabet City (40 W. North Avenue) is available at the Federal North Garage (1231 Federal Street) located on Federal Street behind the Masonic Building.