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California city launches anti-bigotry campaign
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… bigotry and embracing diversity and celebrating all community members in this city regardless of race, religion and other kind of differences,” said Anthony Quicho, president of the FilAm of American Canyon, the largest Filipino American … No tags for this post.

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Who Are the 'UndocuQueer?' New Reports Shed Light
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"This is one of the most under-reported stories" in the immigration reform movement, noted José Antonio Vargas, the Filipino American Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who announced publicly that he was undocumented in 2011. "The undocumented youth … No tags for this post.

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All's Fair in Love and Journalism
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Like Ruben she has a side gig, authoring the column “Dateline: Hollywood” for Philippine News, a Filipino-American newspaper published in the U.S. She has a third column, “Pinay in Hollywood” for FemaleNetwork.com, a Philippine website. Her resume … No tags for this post.

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A Gift Wrapped in Sandpaper
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Many years ago, in my last futile attempt to get her approval, I presented her with a copy of a Chinese-American magazine that featured me on the cover — the Chinese-American immigrant success story. Would she approve of me now that even the … No tags for this post.

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The Center for Asian American Media Launches CAAMFest, March 14-24, 2013 …
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is excited to launch CAAMFest. Formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, CAAMFest is an 11-day celebration of film, music, food and digital media from the … No tags for this post.

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Upcoming Asian and Asian American Films
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In big budget films, Ang Lee is nominated for an Academy Award for Life of Pi, his film of an Indian boy adrift at sea with a Bengal tiger. John Woo, Mira Nair, Tarsem Singh, and Shekhar Kapoor are just some of the elite Asian imports while Asian … No tags for this post.

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Hyphen TV: Sex Good
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As if a vague, only semi-relevant mention of "honor" from an Asian American man wasn't bad enough, he spit out "No honor you!" three times, then "Especially you…shame everybody" to the lawyer. I ask again, who wrote this?? This is some Mr. Miyagi … No tags for this post.

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At ad hoc meeting, decades-old push for Asian-American Studies program revived
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Members of the Asian-American Students Association and several faculty members have renewed a decades-old push for the administration to establish an Asian-American studies program at the University. AASA representatives voiced their concerns at a … No tags for this post.

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Asian-Americans Weigh in on Affirmative Action
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As the US Supreme Court decides what role race should play in college admissions, some Asian-Americans argue that the use of race as a criteria hurts more th… No tags for this post.

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MLK Day 2013: Building Leadership, Pride & Heart in Asian American Communities
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January 21, 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Action: Building Leadership, Pride and Heart in Asian American Communities Organized by 1 Love Movement, BPSOS… No tags for this post.

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Sen. Hirono joke goes viral on social media
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I'm a Buddhist. When I said this at a gathering, they said, 'Yes, but are you gay?' I said, 'Nobody's perfect."' Sen. Hirono enjoys telling this story, and told it again as the keynote speaker at an awards gala for the Japanese American Bar Association … No tags for this post.

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Hawaii lawmakers push for bill reuniting 7000 Pinoy war veterans with families
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Eric Lachica, the group's executive director said that the bill will keep the “hopes of our Filipino American World War II heroes alive after they fade away.” – Andrei Medina, VVP, GMA News. We welcome healthy discussions and friendly debate! Please … No tags for this post.

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Murdered Fil-Am army reservist a victim of hate crime?
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VISTA, California – At least a dozen friends and family of Alvin Bulaoro appeared at a San Diego court house to see Kevin Coset, the US marine believed to have brutally killed the Filipino American US Army Reservist and former navy officer. Coset … No tags for this post.

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Photos: UFC's Mark Munoz hosts public workout in Manila, Philippines
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BloodyElbow.com was on deck as the Filipino-American fighter had a homecoming that drew huge crowds, and here's a photo gallery from the event. Mark Fischer, the EVP of UFC Asia was also at the event, and he predicted that the UFC will host a show in … No tags for this post.

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Chinese Cultural Festival coming to the Newton Cultural Center
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Adults and teenagers can participate in two morning panel discussions that will explore compelling themes in contemporary Chinese American life. The first panel, moderated by attorney Lei Zhao Reilley, begins at 9:30 a.m. and will include: "Nature's … No tags for this post.

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