Ethnoburbs, a multi-ethnic suburban area, have long been talked about positively as a cultural hub and safe haven for ethnic minorities. Despite the positives it brings to different communities, it poses problems of complacency and ignorance when taken for granted.
Shohei Ohtani, widely regarded as the face of baseball in America, has the world talking once again after signing a historic $700 million contract. Ohtani’s groundbreaking career and contract goes beyond baseball for the Asian and Asian American community. For many aspiring athletes of Asian descent, Ohtani’s presence in professional sports resists long-standing stereotypes and serves as a testament that everyone has the ability to make it big.