Tag Archives: Carlos Bulosan

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Loving America in the Age of Trump

What does it mean to be an American in the Presidency of Donald Trump? These past few weeks have been anxious times for me, but I’ve been reading articles advising liberal Democrats how we can still fight for our values … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Heroes

I’ve always been inspired by heroes. From family members, to close friends, to major figures in books that I’ve read, these heroes have helped shaped my values, my politics, and the way I want to live my life. As I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment