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The Gradual Rise of Filipino/Filipino American Athletes

One of the pastimes of my childhood in the 1990s America was figuring out who in pop culture was related to, talked about, or was Filipino. 655 more words



CHICAGO, Illinois (The Adobo Chronicles) – President NoyNoy Aquino spoke before a small group of 300 Americans, mostly Filipino Americans, in Chicago tonight, as part of what the Philippine Consulate is calling a ‘working visit’ by the Philippine head of state. 189 more words


Blackbird Fly, by Erin Entrada Kelly

Summary:  Bullied at school, eighth-grader Apple, a Filipino American who loves the music of the Beatles, decides to change her life by learning how to play the guitar.


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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