A Divided Filipino Home: Brown vs. Dark Brown Pride

By |2017-03-10T01:42:25-08:00March 18th, 2015|Articles, Education|

The Filipino American community is lacking a strong sense of ethnic identity and cultural power because of the underlying rivalries between internal groups. Whether the issue is economic class, birthplace, spoken language, physical appearance, or the spelling of an ethnic identifier, the behavior to generalize and draw boundaries – factionalism – is what truly prevents Filipino Americans from unifying as a strong and powerful collective group.

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