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Jeremy Lin and racism? How subtle discrimination affects targets

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, professor of psychology | February 24, 2012

In last week’s post, I compared Jeremy Lin to Jackie Robinson, making the point that Lin might open doors for other Asian American athletes in pro sports. One reader, Angela, astutely pointed out that the analogy is problematic: “There was an actual structure preventing such players from participating, a structure that doesn’t exist for Asians … Continue reading »