I n , several years after leaving India and coming to Texas, my parents decided to move out of our middle-class neighborhood in southwest Houston. We had, quite clearly, arrived. Like countless other immigrants, my parents had come to the United States, in , with little cash in hand. Our world was filled with Indian doctors and engineers. We never stopped to ask why their entrance into American society had been so rapid. We simply accepted that their success was a combination of immigrant pluck and the right values: Indians were family-oriented, education-oriented, and work-oriented.
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On the evening of April 28, , Kuan Chung Kao, a thirty-three-year-old Taiwan-born engineer, went to the Cotati Yacht Club near Rohnert Park, a quiet suburb in Sonoma County, California, where he lived with his wife and three children. Kao went to the bar a couple of times a week for an after-work glass of red wine; on this evening, he was celebrating a new job. According to a bartender working that night, Kao got in an argument with a customer, who mistook him for Japanese. Tensions simmered, and, later in the evening, the man returned to needle Kao some more.
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Casablancas founded the model agency with his savings. At the time, boutique agencies in Paris and Milan fell out of favor with models due to payment issues. Models often found Parisian and Milanese model agencies holding their pay to coerce them into returning without work visas and work.
Tyra Lynne Banks born December 4, , also known as BanX ,   is an American television personality, model, businesswoman, producer, actress, and writer. Born in Inglewood, California , she began her career as a model at the age of 15, and was the first woman of African-American descent to be featured on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue , on which she appeared three times. She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from to By the early s, Banks was one of the world's top-earning models. Banks began acting on television in on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air , and made her film debut in the drama Higher Learning in