Multi-American's sister blog DCentric at WAMU in Washington, D.C. has published disturbing statistics from the federal education and justice departments that break down by race which teens are bullied the most. Subject to the most abuse, it turns out, are Asian American kids.
Policymakers point to bullying stemming from language barriers and also to the harassment of Muslim youths, some of whom are Asian, in the years since the September 2001 terrorist attacks. Fifty-four percent of Asian American teens surveyed reported being bullied, compared with 38.4 percent of black teens, 34.3 percent of Latinos, and 31.3 percent of whites. From the post: