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When Cesar Chavez embraced a dictator, a Fil-Am hero said, ‘No se puede’

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Philip Vera Cruz

In 1977, the dictator Ferdinand Marcos scored an incredible propaganda victory.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

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In California, a push to highlight the Filipino story

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Photo courtesy of Assemblymember Rob Bonta's office.

It didn’t take long for it to become evident that finally having a Filipino in the California State Assembly would be a big deal for Filipinos in California and beyond.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Philip Vera Cruz and Cesar Chavez

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When I wrote last week that “like Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Cesar Chavez before him, Alex Esclamado saw America as an unfinished ideal in which everyone must work to make of it an America of social justice and equality”, a reader, Noel, commented that “it’s a bit too much to compare Alex to Martin Luther King and Chavez.”

Posted: November 30th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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