Malaya Movement is calling on all Baltimore/DMV Filipinos and our allies to join us in DC on Monday, July 22nd as a massive show of opposition against Rodrigo Duterte and his regime as he delivers his 4th State of the Nation Address (SONA).
Why are people so numb to what is actually happening to families in the migrant detention centers, yet they get so emotional at the utter mention of the term “concentration camp”? How did this moment come into being?
Decolonize Your Bookshelves launched last night and was a success! This series of events is not just about diversifying your reads to include more Filipino authors. It’s about making our own voices dominant. It’s also about the intersection of literature and activism.
For me, it’s about more than just voting rights. It’s also about my personal ties to the Philippines and how much I want to strengthen them. My maternal and paternal sides of the family are still there. And I want my kids to be Filipino in both ethnicity AND nationality.