Category Archives: race

George Floyd’s Death – We Should Start Conversations of Anti-Blackness Within Filipino Families

The deaths of George Floyd and others prompted Asian Americans to call for solidarity and allyship with Black communities. At the same time reexamine the notions of anti-Blackness in our own lives. Continue reading

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The Cure to Viral Racism is Within Our Hands

Xenophobia is ravaging Asian communities in the U.S. alongside the physical impacts of COVID-19. Stop xenophobia. The cure to viral racism is within our hands Continue reading

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My Trip to the Philippines: The Power of Colorism and Colonial Mentality

Filipinos desire to be lighter skinned – just look at aisle upon aisle of “whitening lotions” in any local grocery store in the Philippines. Filipinos’ desires to be lighter-skinned are merely the results of 400+ years of Spanish and American colonialism. Continue reading

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Filipino American Artist Confronts Issues of Race

Filipino American Artist Cesar Conde Confronts Difficult Issues of Race at his latest exhibit “Bang Bang Project” Continue reading

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