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Filipino-Americans and the Immigration Act of 1965:


Filipinos are the first documented Asians on U.S. soil.[1] They comprise the fourth largest immigrant group and second largest Asian American group. Yet, sadly, Filipinos are sometimes regarded as the “forgotten Asian Americans” and the “Invisible Minorities” 1,826 more words

Public Policy

On Racial Categories: Appiah and Smedley

Are racial categories for the better or for the worse? There is really no clear-cut answer that we can pull immediately if we are to consider all reasonable perspectives. 759 more words

Public Policy

Some thoughtful personal identity reads.

Because after that debate I think we’re all thirsty for some substance.

“If you can distinctly recall the excitement of walking into your weekly computer lab session… 344 more words

News Roundup

Barnes, N. 2000. "Body Talk: Notes on Women and Spectacle in Contemporary Trinidad Carnival."

Barnes, Natasha. 2000. “Body Talk: Notes on Women and Spectacle in Contemporary Trinidad Carnival.” Small Axe 7(March): 93-105.

Shift in Trinidadian Carnival costuming marked by dramatic increase of women in the events, across races and classes – moving from elaborate theme costumes to “spandex and string bikinis” (93). 495 more words

Gender Theory

Is it Mandatory to Stand for the Anthem?

Relevance demanded I hash out a quick piece on this whole Colin Kaepernick issue. It has begun to irritate me that so many people are quick to condemn someone else for not being unflinchingly nationalistic at all times. 363 more words


On Being Gender Agnostic

Academics, raise your hand if you have trouble sitting down to write in the morning?  Now, how many of you find that your procrastination stems from trying to figure out who you are in this world?  1,673 more words


I Can't Save You... I Can Barely Save Myself

It’s 11am now — typically the 2- or 3-hour mark into my work day.  But, on this day, like many of the days over the past two weeks, I have been awake and working in some capacity for 6 hours now.  1,221 more words