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As recent census data suggests, they already have a higher household income and a higher graduation rate, both on the high school and college level, than any other demographic group, including whites."Asian Americans put huge value on education," said Yun-Oh Whang, a professor of sports marketing at the University of Central Florida and a native Korean.After Lee and other people of color used it, the pool was drained and there was fresh water for whites by Thursday morning."My father told me to never, ever use you color as an excuse," Lee told Among white students, 2.6 percent were also athletes.There is no hard data for youth sports participation, but in cities where there are larger Asian American populations, such as Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Chicago, anecdotal evidence suggests that Asian American children are now much more interested in sports since they see adults who look like them on Sports Center.Though today he lacks the name recognition of Jackie Robinson or Roberto Clemente, pioneers for African American and Latino athletes, respectively, Lee is their Asian equivalent -- and then some.
Among them was Greg Louganis, whose legacy as an Olympic diver earned him a place alongside the most recognizable Asian American athletes even today.
Those who followed Lee to open doors in other sports -- like Michael Chang in tennis, Amy Chow in gymnastics, Kristy Yamaguchi in skating, Jim Paek in hockey, Ichiro Suzuki in baseball, Dat Nguyen in football, and Tiger Woods in golf -- make it easier for future generations to step into the athletic arena. Only half of one percent of all Asian/Pacific Islander students were also athletes, according to the 2001 NCAA Graduation Rates Report.
In dramatic contrast, nearly 6 percent of all African American students were also athletes in college.
That is, about the convergence of African-Americans and Caucasians on the field of play.
Toward the end of the 20th Century, the discussion broadened to include Latinos.