Tag Archives: America Is In the Heart

Things That I Love About America: Carlos Bulosan and His Book “America is in the Heart”

When I was growing up, I struggled with my identity as a Filipino American. Some of my Filipino classmates would criticize me for not know how to speak or understand Tagalog, and I would often be accused of being a … 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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The Fight for Interracial Marriage

As California voters decide on the fate of Proposition 8, a ballot measure to ban gay marriage, it is well to consider the fory-first anniversary of a Supreme Court ruling that also had a profound effect on the institution of … Continue reading

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