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

Arturo S. Rodríguez | Posted 08.02.2014 | 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
Thrillist

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 11.19.2013 | Gay 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 | Books
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 | Books
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 ...

PHOTOS: Filipino Christians Reenact Good Friday, Nailed To Crosses

AP | Posted 04.06.2012 | Religion

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines -- Thousands of people gathered in Philippine villages to watch devotees being nailed to crosses as they marked Good Frid...

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 | Books

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.