Kim Ng’s rise to general manager of the Miami Marlins is a breakthrough in American sports, which has largely marginalised Asian-American women. Photo: AP Kim Ng’s rise to general manager of the Miami Marlins is a breakthrough in American sports, which has largely marginalised Asian-American women. Photo: AP
Kim Ng’s rise to general manager of the Miami Marlins is a breakthrough in American sports, which has largely marginalised Asian-American women. Photo: AP

Kim Ng: Asian-American women ‘whitewashed’ by US sports despite a long history of excellence, anthropologist says

  • City College of New York academic Stan Thangaraj says Ng’s appointment as Miami Marlins’ GM cannot be understated in its significance
  • He says it becomes even more important in an environment in which Donald Trump classifies the coronavirus as the ‘kung flu’

Topic |   Gender equality
Kim Ng’s rise to general manager of the Miami Marlins is a breakthrough in American sports, which has largely marginalised Asian-American women. Photo: AP Kim Ng’s rise to general manager of the Miami Marlins is a breakthrough in American sports, which has largely marginalised Asian-American women. Photo: AP
Kim Ng’s rise to general manager of the Miami Marlins is a breakthrough in American sports, which has largely marginalised Asian-American women. Photo: AP
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