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Topic - Suketu Mehta
If President Obama wants to roll up his sleeves and solve "income equality," he needs to look at least two easily available sources: the U.S. Census Bureau and a new book by two Yale law professors.
Mr. Mehta, who teaches journalism at New York University, quoted a variety of academic sources that dispute the findings in the book, including a good bit of anecdotal evidence.* He then outlined his descriptions of artists, computer geeks, musicians and writers who engaged in what he called "an individual striking out against the expectations of his culture."
In a scathing attack in Time, Suketu Mehta, who was born in India, wrote: "Whereas making sweeping observations about, say, African-American or Hispanic culture — flattering or unflattering — remains unthinkable in polite company, it has become relatively normal in the past 10 years to comment on the supposed cultural superiority of various 'model minorities.'