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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


NEWS: Guns, Classics, War

AAPI-Data: Gun Control is an Asian American Issue / CNN: Meet the Filipino who runs Penguin Classics / NY Times: Bob Kerrey and the ‘American Tragedy’ of Vietnam


DAILY NEWS BRIEF: California governor race, LGBT family acceptance, petition for apology, the CIA and war refugees

In the news: Los Angeles Times reports that California’s current state treasurer John Chiang is entering the governor’s race to replace current Governor Jerry Brown. Glenn Magpantay, Executive Director of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance writes in the… 306 more words


Blackbird Fly

Blackbird Fly

Erin Entrada Kelly, Author

Greenwillow Books, Fiction, Mar. 24, 2015

Paperback Reprint Mar. 1, 2016, 320 pages

Suitable for Ages: 8-12 years

Themes: Bullying, Outcasts, Filipino Americans, Family relationships, Friendships, Middle School, Music, Multicultural… 591 more words