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Filipino Americans Removed from Resolution about Seattle’s International District

posted by Randall
International District Night Market

Photo by Joe Mabel

A resolution supporting the economic development and cultural vitality of Seattle’s International District is causing concern in the Filipino American community.

The resolution unanimously passed the Seattle City Council on August 2. So did a resolution removing a reference to Manilatown, reported the International Examiner.

The amendment read “WHEREAS, the area … Read more

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Nov 21, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: Filipinos Divided–Big Project OKd for San Francisco’s SoMa

Blog: Filipinos Divided–Big Project OKd for San Francisco’s SoMa

posted by Randall

By Ed Diokno

SOMA Mary Court at Minna

An artist’s rendering of what the open space in the 5M Project might look like.

Like the fight for the International Hotel, home to Filipino and Chinese elders, came to symbolize the fight for tenants rights in San Francisco, working class Filipinos find themselves in the center of another struggle for … Read more

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