Monthly Archives: May 2013

An Interview With Cartoonist Peter Evans

Three years ago, when I attended the Portland AAEC convention, I met Florida cartoonist Peter Evans and his lovely wife Juana. Peter Evans is a well traveled man who was born in England and began his art career in advertising … Continue reading

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Carlos Bulosan- Poet of the Filipino American Experience

When I was young, I knew relatively little about my Filipino heritage. I was born and raised in military bases most of my life, so I knew mostly Americans of diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds. I am grateful for the … Continue reading

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Poets At Presidential Inaugurations

Last January I really enjoyed President Obama’s Presidential Inauguration. I enjoyed Kelly Clarkson, James Taylor and Beyonce’s singing, and President Obama’s speech was one of his most inspirational. One of the best and most intimate moments during the Inauguration was … Continue reading

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An Interview With Progressive Christian George Kourkouris

A few months ago I found on my facebook the good work of Progressive Christian George Koukouris. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, Koukouris is a Greek Orthodox who has studied other religious traditions to know how they are all interconnected. In … Continue reading

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An Interview With Cartoonist Gustavo Rodriguez

When I attended the Association of American Editorial Cartoonist convention last year in Washington D.C. I met many great cartoonists. One of the best cartoonists in the country is Gustavo Rodriquez, who is based in Florida. Born in Havana, Cuba … Continue reading

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May 1, 2013 Immigration Reform Rally in San Jose’s City Hall

On May 1, 2013, I dropped by San Jose’s City Hall after my work to attend a rally for immigration reform. The crowd was mostly Hispanic, but it also included white, Asian-American and African American individuals who are passionate about … Continue reading

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