Archive for October 22nd, 2008

  • Raiders host first Filipino Heritage Game

    Raiders host first Filipino Heritage Game

    OAKLAND, Calif. – McAfee Coliseum played host to more than just the Oakland Raiders versus the New York Jets on October 19: The Raiders and the Filipino American Arts Exposition also collaborated for the first annual Filipino Heritage Game. Marily Mondejar, president of the Filipina […]

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  • Everybody Loves Walken

    Everybody Loves Walken

    LOS ANGELES – Christopher Walken: Like the weather, it’s something everyone can talk about. We all have our references: mice churning milk into butter or The Deer Hunter, for example. Then, what usually ensues is some sort of impersonation: “More cowbell” is a recent favorite […]

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  • On the Right Side of History

    On the Right Side of History

    About 80 people gathered last Sunday afternoon in the heart of Chinatown for a gentle “town-hall meeting” sponsored by the Asian American TV station in the Bay Area, KTSF-TV. Speakers debated their preferences for voting this November; the event was edited down to two 30-minute […]

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  • Ballot Books Delayed Is Democracy Denied

    Ballot Books Delayed Is Democracy Denied

    TWENTY FIVE YEARS AFTER PROP O: Back in 1983, Proposition O, a symbolic initiative to eliminate Chinese- and Spanish-language ballot materials, went before San Francisco voters. The measure, vigorously opposed by then-Chinese for Affirmative Action Executive Director Henry Der, won and became part of California’s […]

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  • Daily Dose: 10/22/08

    Daily Dose: 10/22/08

    »AsianWeek Market Report »Filipino Youth to Commemorate Filipino American Heritage Month »Release of 2008 National Asian American & Pacific Islander Presidential Questionnaire »Veterans Speak Out Against Prop V and JROTC »Phil Ting and Chinese Community Leaders Address Outlook for SFUSD Amidst Economic Crisis »Wayne Wang’s […]

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  • Asian American Activist Art

    Asian American Activist Art

    The Chinese Culture Center’s new exhibition highlights the substantial role of printmaking and graphics as a powerful means of expression for Asian American activists. Organized by guest curator and scholar Margo Machida, Icons of Presence: Asian American Activist Art showcases graphic art and posters from […]

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