DELANO MANONGS tells the oft-overlooked story of how Filipino leader Larry Itliong and the thousands of Filipino farmworkers rallied with their Chicano comrades to form the United Farm Workers. Their inspiring fight brought national attention to the plight of the working class and formed a legacy still celebrated today.

Dear Filipino Organizers Erased by the Cesar Chavez Movement ›

Larry Itliong Tapes II: How the Fil-Am labor leader didn't sell out, and his comment on Cesar Chavez ›

“You know what I tell them,” he said. “I don’t need that $200,000. I can eat rice and pusit (squid), bagong (anchovy paste), mango. I don’t need $200,000.”

Sunny Feeds :: Han Han : Tawa

The point for me is to create relationships based on deeper and more real notions of trust. So that love becomes defined not by sexual exclusivity, but by actual respect, concern, commitment to act with kind intentions, accountability for our actions, and a desire for mutual growth.

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Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.

The Great White North: A Tribe Called Red, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, and the myth of Canadian multiculturalism | Chart Attack ›

Also in the article is queer pinay, Casey Mecija, of Ohbijou talking about exotification in the indie music industry. 

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Pizza for lunch? Queen B. delivers.

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One of the best mom moments in TV history. I wish more parents knew how important it is to validate their children’s feelings.

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Marge tried real fucking hard sometimes.

Marge tried real fucking hard all the time

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Transformative Justice: A Curriculum Guide ›

IC Magazine releases "Indigenous Struggles 2013" ›

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when my mother struggles to spell a word in english
I want to break the entire language
into little pieces
so the edges of these letters
will stop cutting her


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“If you blame Native American communities for their poverty, remember that the entire continent was stolen from them.

If you blame Black American communities for their relative poverty, remember that Black Americans were stolen from a continent, trafficked, and enslaved for nearly 300 years.

Tell me again about how your family ‘started from nothing’ when they immigrated. Didn’t they start from whiteness? Seems like a pretty good start.

The American Dream required dual genocides, but tell me again about fairness and equal opportunity. Tell me about democracy, modeled after the Iroquois Confederacy. Tell me your proud heritage, and I will show you the violence that made it so.”

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Kim Katrin Crosby, Keynote Speaker for LGBTQ History Month at Dartmouth, on September 30, 2013

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Marinduque folk rally against mine waste deal ›

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