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Donate to “Fil-Am Scholar of the Year” Scholarship
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We all remember the time when we were in college: high energy, high enthusiasm, and low on funds. Especially for the students who are currently on financial aid, working a part-time job, or on a student loan, every bit can make the difference in helping them achieve their breakthrough and help them become one of tomorrow’s leaders […]

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“Generations” Celebrates today’s and tomorrow’s leaders
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Are you a student looking to attend the Scholar Awards Ceremony? Sign up here for FREE.

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So These 2 White Guys From MN Created A Vietnamese Heroine?
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While I’m late coming to the book release party for “SHOOT THE BASTARDS” – because apparently that happened this summer in June… Here’s the setup from the article down at twincities.com When her good friend goes missing in South Africa while exploring rhino-horn poaching and international smuggling, Crys gets an assignment from National Geographic to […]

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Micropixie’s Otherworldly 3rd Album Takes Listeners to ‘Dark Sight of the Moon’
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Alter egos are nothing new in the world of music — think Beyoncé’s alternate persona Sasha Fierce, or Garth Brooks’ rocker alter ego, Chris Gaines. And while all these alter[…] The post Micropixie’s Otherworldly 3rd Album Takes Listeners to ‘Dark Sight of the Moon’ appeared first on The Aerogram.

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Chris Rock at the Oscars:  An Asian American Mother’s Critique
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By now, you’ve heard of the controversy surrounding how all the acting nominees at the 2016 Academy Awards were entirely White, with no actor of color nominated. And you probably saw host Chris Rock’s take on the situation throughout the Oscars awards ceremony. And hopefully you saw the skit in which three Asian American children […]

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In Memory of Muhammad Ali
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This past Friday, June 3 2016, Muhammad Ali passed away at the age of 74. More than being regarded as the greatest boxers ever, Muhammad Ali is remembered as one of the most significant, famous, and celebrated athletes of all time. His legacy transcends his accomplishments inside the boxing ring and also encompasses his tradition […]

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Float:  A Pixar Short Film Featuring Filipino American Characters Debuts November 12
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After its short film Bao won an academy award for short films, Pixar is debuting another short featuring Asian Americans/Canadians.  Float, by Bobby Rubio, is about a father who discovers that his son is different.  In a first for Pixar films, the characters are Filipino American.  Writer/producer Rubio talks about his film in this article, […]

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This Faker Fit Right In With the Trump Administration
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State Dept. official Mina Chang claimed to be a Harvard “alumna,” among other lies. Mina Chang’s laughably fake ‘Time’ coverFrom NBC News: A senior Trump administration official has embellished her résumé with misleading claims about her professional background — even creating a fake Time magazine cover with her face on it — raising questions about […]

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Awkwafina nabs Golden Globe nomination for ‘The Farewell’
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But why is 'The Farewell' nominated for Best Foreign Language Film? Nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning, and as many predicted, Lulu Wang's indie hit The Farewell picked up a couple of nods, including a Best Actress nom for Awkwafina. Golden Globes: Full List of Nominations The rapper-turned-actress, aka […]

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Meet our Fil-Am Scholars and Award Winners from last Friday’s GALA “Generations”
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FACCOC had it’s first-ever “Fil-Am Scholar of the Year” award at it’s 2016 GALA “Generations” at the Disneyland Hotel. During the 2nd segment, the Scholar Awards featured 1-minute video clips created by the student nominees: Student nominees (from left): Jacqueline Mayuga, Heidi Carreon, Anthony Garciano, Kevin Casasola, Celine Saludes.   Startup Company of the Year […]

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