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On May 29, they became co-champions of an especially hard-fought Scripps National Spelling Bee.
In the past few years, the 89-year-old competition has seen a striking pattern in which Indian-American contestants have lifted the winner’s trophy eight consecutive times and in 13 of the past 17 outings. Their streak feeds into years of conversation around race, achievement and immigrant success — all tied to problematic notions of what it means to be “American.”
MAYBE INSTEAD OF BEING RACIST ON THE INTERNET YOU COULD USE THIS TIME TO TEACH YOUR CHILDREN HOW TO SPELL
The ignorance in these tweets is astounding. American is a Nationality, not an ethnicity. If you live in this country and are a citizen, you’re an American. Racial/ethnic background have no standing in how American you are or are not.