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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

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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… 590 more words

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Eastside Entrepreneurs

I’m honored to announce that I will be a panelist alongside San Jose’s scene-makers on May 19 for “Eastside Entrepreneurs Speaker Panel” by LEAD Filipino! 238 more words

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MEDIA MIX: Stories from emerging communities

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas is crowdfunding for a new media platform “EmergingUS” and making his appeal: “It’s time to hear new stories. Challenge old narratives. 139 more words

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NOTABLE ESSAYS: On Solidarity, Invisibility, and Satire

Racial and ethnic identity politics make for difficult conversations these days. Quick and sharp responses to offensive language in the media are multiplied and repeated, thenĀ  become trending topics in brief social media outbursts. 584 more words

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MUSIC MONDAY: Dancing with a Young, Gifted, and Brown Soul

Joe Bataan’s music career, which peaked in the late 1960’s, experienced a recent resurgence after he was featured in a 2015 indie documentary “We Like It Like That.” 449 more words

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NEWS ROUNDUP: Brussels bombing, campaign outreach, military and faith

This week’s news includes a report on a victim of the Brussels airport attacks, a Texan who had just celebrated her wedding anniversary. For the race to the White House, the Clinton campaign hired the deputy director of the White House’s AAPI Initiative to become its outreach director to Asian Pacific American voters. 214 more words

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