Filipino WWII Veterans (Finally) Honored with Congressional Gold Medal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8XFn2cixCM Today marked a momentous (and long overdue) occasion. Congress awarded Filipino WWII veterans with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor Congress can bestow. Shortly after the attack on Pearl Habor on December 7, 1941, Japanese began their attack and invasion of the Philippines. President Roosevelt called upon Filipinos to fight under the … Continue reading Filipino WWII Veterans (Finally) Honored with Congressional Gold Medal

Reading List for Pilipino American History Month | October 2017

In honor of Pilipino American History Month, I compiled a list of books written by Pilipino and Pilipino American writers that I plan on reading throughout the month. If you're interested in learning more about Pilipino American history and heritage, hopefully this list provides you with the resources to do so. Noli Me Tangere and … Continue reading Reading List for Pilipino American History Month | October 2017