Category Archives: race

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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