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What is your Revolution?

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February 04, 2015
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YFPA Gala 2015: What is your revolution?
By Lydia Neff

SAN FRANCISCO – Once again, the Young Filipino Professionals Association in San Francisco Bay Area will host an annual gala to raise funds for its scholarship progRam. 341 more words

Fil-Am in the Philippines

Sorry, I have been out of the loop for so long – I know I’ve got a lot of ground to make up so I’d like to continue with a last posting about Norman Reyes from “A Child of Two Worlds.” I know I’ve covered him a couple times already but his situation is so unique – not just a Fil-Am in the Philippines but during the historic Commonwealth period of the 1930’s, when the Philippines was making its transition to independence, so rudely interrupted by World War II. 394 more words

Filipino-american Heritage

When did it really happen?

The majority of Filipino-Americans today trace their roots to parents/grandparents et al who arrived in the 20th century, either as descendants of agricultural laborers or of educated professionals. 406 more words

Filipino-american Heritage

Before Ferguson, Mo

Racial attitudes again became part of the national discourse with the Ferguson riots (a St.Louis suburb I’d like to point out, not a Kansas City one) but as Filipinos can attest, blacks were not the only ones to suffer discrimination. 399 more words

Filipino-american Heritage

Fiesta Filipina: Locals celebrate Filipino culture and independence

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — July 4 is just a few weeks away, but the Filipino community in the Kansas City area is celebrating their own independence day. 364 more words