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Video Shows Woman Calling Her Filipino Neighbors ‘Orange Savages’ In Racist Tirade

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.05.2017 | Impact

A woman says she was “completely wrong” after video of her yelling racist slurs at her Filipino neighbor on New Year’s Eve went viral. The woman...

Bon Appétit Whitewashed Halo Halo And Filipinos Are Pissed

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.28.2016 | Taste

Halo halo is a Filipino dessert with so many different colors, textures and tastes, its name literally translates from Tagalog to “mix-mix” in Eng...

Why the South China Sea Could Be the Key to Winning in Swing States

Andrew Lam | Posted 08.10.2016 | Politics
Andrew Lam

Quick, what do Vietnamese and Filipino Americans have in common? If you said that both communities hail from Southeast Asia, you’d be right. But the...

Tim Tomlinson Talks About Oral History in Poetry

Loren Kleinman | Posted 07.14.2016 | Home
Loren Kleinman

"I wanted to shine a light on that poetry -- the poetry of Visayan or Waray or Filipino English. I also wanted to capture the poetry of survivors, of witnesses to extreme events."

Startup Insider: ZipMatch CEO John Dang Shares His Startup Journey to the Philippines

David Ongchoco | Posted 07.10.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

When John Dang first stepped into the Philippines, he couldn't help but notice the sheer number of new buildings being developed. Dang was excited to be seeing the country changing right before his eyes--he saw an opportunity to be part of this change.

Philippine Government Seeks Custody Of US Marine In Transgender Woman's Death

Associated Press | Posted 12.16.2014 | Crime

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government asked Washington on Tuesday to turn over custody of a U.S. Marine charged with the murder of a ...

How Competition Brought Us Closer This Thanksgiving

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 11.04.2015 | Women
Cristina M. Regalado

As an immigrant, I appreciated the importance of the Thanksgiving holiday as a uniquely American tradition. Our extended family adapted to the fervor that came with preparations for this holiday.

Kaya Kwento

Mikaela Reyes | Posted 12.31.2014 | Impact
Mikaela Reyes

When my friends come to me screaming, "I have kwento!" in the most Taglish accents they can muster, I always feel a jolt of excitement run through me. I approach them, eyes wide, ears open, ready to listen to their story.

Latino-Filipino Solidarity That Won the Delano Grape Strike Is Behind the 40th Anniversary of the Agbayani Village

Arturo S. Rodríguez | Posted 09.16.2014 | Latino Voices
Arturo S. Rodríguez

The Manongs are all gone now. But hundreds will gather on June 21 near Delano to mark four decades since the Agbayani Village was dedicated and to recognize the volunteers who helped build it.

Here Are the 7 Filipino Dishes You Need to Know

Thrillist | Posted 01.27.2014 | Taste

It's one of the most unique flavor profiles out there, but where do you start?

The Good Life

Jeannie E. Javelosa | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
Jeannie E. Javelosa

I am looking through a luxury magazine in an airport transit lounge. Back home, my country, the Philippines is in the challenging attempt at helping our people hit by the super typhoon of all time: Yolanda/Haiyan.

'Drag Race' Superstars Come Together For Incredible Cause

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Throughout the history of "RuPaul's Drag Race," queens of Filipino descent have often been represented among the diverse array of contestants stomping...

Where Are Filpino American Women in Politics?

Noel Alumit | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Noel Alumit

It is a rarity, it seems, to see Filipino women participate. In Artesia, a small Southern California city of roughly 17,000 residents, a Filipina is trying to make a name for herself.

Ted Cruz Owes Filipino Vets an Apology for Despicable Disingenuous Bataan Death March Allusion

Christine Pelosi | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

For a sitting senator to compare less than 24 hours standing in the ornate confines of the Senate chamber to weeks of torture on a freezing forced death march into concentration camps is despicable.

The First Asian American Miss America Responds to the Hate

Noel Alumit | Posted 11.19.2013 | Entertainment
Noel Alumit

It is a small sorority of women who can call themselves Miss America. It gets even smaller when you consider how many women of color have won. This week, the sisterhood of Asian Miss Americas has grown to two.

Minority Rights and the Killing of Trayvon Martin

William K. Barth | Posted 09.21.2013 | Los Angeles
William K. Barth

Race alone is not enough to explain the outcome of the Martin Zimmerman trial. We need also to understand the plight of minority groups qua groups if we are to prevent future tragic killings.

Mail-Order Brides, Scandal, Shame and Immigration

Erwin de Leon | Posted 08.31.2013 | Home
Erwin de Leon

The Mango Bride tells part of the story, through the lives of two Filipino women forced into exile by circumstances of their birth and dictates of Philippine culture.

Dear Filipino Immigrants Who Will One Day Read Our Books

Bino A. Realuyo | Posted 06.10.2013 | Home
Bino A. Realuyo

Time and again, I get together with my Filipino-American writer friends to discuss the state of our Filipino readership. It is often the most depressing conversation.

Student Dies After Attempting Backflip

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.05.2013 | College

Kevin Signo, an 18-year-old Baylor University freshman, was pronounced dead Sunday after he broke his neck while attempting a backflip during a dance ...

Video: "Jazzipino" Singer Charmaine Clamor in Her First Colorado Concert

Gil Asakawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

Charmaine Clamor adds a layer of unique talent by bringing her jazz-singing chops to traditional Filipino songs as well as original music and lyrics in Tagalog.

"You Are Not to Hire Any Filipinos"

Deborah Burger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Deborah Burger

One of California's largest medical systems, Sutter Health/CPMC, has apparently enacted a ban on the hiring of Filipino registered nurses at a major San Francisco hospital.

John Delloro's Legacy of Labor Leadership

Jonah Lalas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonah Lalas

Workers are not perfect, John would remind us, but even if they are racist, sexist, homophobic, or anti-immigrant, they need to be organized.

Why Did Miguel Syjuco Name The Main Character In His Novel Miguel Syjuco?

Time | Justin Himenez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In Spanish, Ilustrado means "enlightened one." During the 19th century, it referred to the Philippines' European-educated literati, whose revolutionar...

Does "Asian America" Leave Some Asian Americans Behind?

Keith Kamisugi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Kamisugi

If some of our communities are left behind as others move forward, we cannot claim victory for all Asian Americans.