Asian Americans Face New Stereotype In Ads

A kid walks into a Verizon phone store wearing a belt bristling with the latest tech gadgets. “Sweet belt,” says a salesman. The kid shows off his back-to-school hardware: “E-reader for textbooks . . . GPS . . . video camera for lectures . . . game pad.” Read full article >>

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