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FilAm Creative's Notable Firsts of 2016

Ever since my parents plopped me down in front of a television set as a toddler, I have noticed a steady growth of Filipino American faces and characters on the small screen.   2,307 more words

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Loving America in the Age of Trump

What does it mean to be an American in the Presidency of Donald Trump? These past few weeks have been anxious times for me, but I’ve been reading articles advising liberal Democrats how we can still fight for our values within the institutions of the democratic republic that our Founding Fathers built for us. 2,119 more words

Retired Ilonggo navyman: Filipinos need America

“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” –– … 750 more words



So Trump won the US presidential elections in a stunning upset that left many – including non-Americans – flabbergasted and in the brink of nervous breakdown. 203 more words


Who's afraid of China?

(Disclaimer: To my relatives and friends who have been living in the US as American citizens, this is not an anti-American rant. To my Filipino-Chinese acquaintances, this is not a pro-China paean. 1,442 more words

Labor Day: Remembering Larry Itliong

During this Labor Day weekend, a remembrance of Filipino American labor union leader Larry Itliong, who formed the United Farmworkers Union with Cesar Chavez and Dolorez Huerta (Learn more at… 28 more words


NEWS: Congressional Medals, Olympics, Citizenship, A Writer's Life

NBC News: Recognizing Filipino American Vets; Congressional Gold Medal Proposal for Filipino Vets Passes Senate, Heads to House; Asian-American Athletes to Watch at the 2016 Rio Olympics; Sikh Actor Waris Ahluwalia to Star in Film on 1923 Supreme Court Citizenship Case / The New Yorker: The Remarkable Forgotten Life of H. T. Tsiang