Ten Lesser-Known Photos from the Martial Law Years That Will Blow You Away

Ten Lesser-Known Photos from the Martial Law Years That Will Blow You Away

Another gem of a compilation from historical trivia site FilipiKnow.net: photos illustrating some of the back stories of that notorious period in contemporary Philippine history, martial law. 

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The Philippines’ Long Road To An Oscar

The Philippines’ Long Road To An Oscar

Does Brillante Mendoza’s “Ma’Rosa” have a shot at Best Foreign Film at the Oscars?

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Karaoke, Ube Reign At Art Exhibition Tribute to Pop Legend Prince

Karaoke, Ube Reign At Art Exhibition Tribute to Pop Legend Prince

A unique art exhibition with Filipino undertones honors the late music legend, Prince.

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Shackled Art

Shackled Art

Prison art, which became a popular cultural activity behind bars during the martial law period, continues to thrive in the hearts and hands of Philippine political detainees today.

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From Here to Fraternity: The Gran Oriente Filipino Hotel

From Here to Fraternity: The Gran Oriente Filipino Hotel

Now worth millions, this old residential hotel holds the stories of the Filipino community in San Francisco.

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[PARTNER] Save the Gran Oriente as a Filipino Heritage Site

[PARTNER] Save the Gran Oriente as a Filipino Heritage Site

The first-ever building owned by a Filipino organization in North America, the Gran Oriente Filipino Hotel, in South Park is about to be sold, and a disabled, elderly resident is threatened with displacement.

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The Passing of a Bridge Generation Fil-Am Icon: Bob Santos

The Passing of a Bridge Generation Fil-Am Icon: Bob Santos

Without Uncle Bob Santos, the International District of Seattle would not have survived as a living, working-class, pan-Asian neighborhood with an intact culture and history and Seattle’s Filipino community would not be as enlightened.

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Opinion: Two Awakenings and a Funeral

Opinion: Two Awakenings and a Funeral

Sociologist and columnist Randy David asks: “How much violence against history must we commit to redeem the illusions of the dictator’s family?”

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Politics And Aging: Random Thoughts Part 2

Politics And Aging: Random Thoughts Part 2

On being an activist as a senior, voting as a civic responsibility and living with the elderly.

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Luisa Blue, One of the Highest-Ranking Asian American Union Officials

Luisa Blue, One of the Highest-Ranking Asian American Union Officials

When healthcare workers need to fight, they can count on Luisa Blue.

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