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What do "Bossing" Vic, Senator Tito, and the late FrancisM have in common?

DID YOU KNOW?

The grandfather of “Bossing” Vic and Senator Tito Sotto and the grandfather of the late “Master Rapper” FrancisM were both former senators who were staunch defenders of the Spanish language in Filipinas. 210 more words

History

Clarifying a misconception on the definition of "Filipino"

How timely it surely is that, as we celebrate History Month, two individuals who are very passionate in the study of Filipino History introduced a new argument that the long-accepted historical definition of the term Filipino, i.e.,  1,571 more words

History

The Indio is the enemy of the Filipino

“Spanish friars mercilessly flogged Filipinos.”

This modern concept of the Indio being flogged by a Spanish friar under the hot tropical sun is what keeps the motor of hispanophobia running. 810 more words

Christianity

Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day 2015

Today we commemorate the ties that bound us forever, ties that have shaped us for three hundred and thirty-three years, ties that are seemingly gone yet are very much alive in the culture that we live and breathe upon… 10 more words

Current Events

The medium is the key

I’ve been noticing a lot of new and younger historians today, giving lectures, interviews, and tours here and there, working extra hard to multiply their followers in their respective social media accounts. 418 more words

History