pppower: /history

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The Philippines has a rich history and several different eras. Many diasporic pinxys may not be familiar with the history of our country, but have no fear! We have plenty of resources for you to get to know your roots of our wonderful heritage!

/pinxy + fil-am media

blogs:

  • pinoy-culture.tumblr.com - all about pilipinx culture! they include different cultural groups within the philippines as well, so it's very diverse!
  • THIS IS NOT PILIPINX - "against fetishization, racism, and cultural appropriation" and the home of pilipinx face appreciation day
  • ANAKBAYAN USA - "Anakbayan is the comprehensive national democratic mass organization of Filipino youth and students. We aim to educate, organize and mobilize our community in order to achieve genuine freedom and national democracy in the Philippines."

other websites:

news:

  • rappler - independent journalism for the 21st century

film:

tv:

music:

/history

resources below will be annotated by what topic or era of history they cover. the eras/topics are pre-spanish, spanish colonization, philippine revolution, united states involvement, world war ii, marcos, aquino, edsa, post bases, present, and a final separate category for filipinx diaspora. if you wish to find a specific topic, hit control+f and type in the specific era/topic.

PRE-SPANISH:

SPANISH COLONIZATION:

PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION

UNITED STATES INVOLVEMENT


WORLD WAR II


MARCOS, AQUINO, EDSA


"POST BASES" TO PRESENT


PILIPINX DIASPORA

history books:

source material:

  • America is in the Heart [6-7] carlos bulosan writes about the poverty and hardship he has faced both in the philippines and as a migrant worker in the united states

film:

misc:

  • Filipinx-American History Timeline - it's probably not as detailed as some people would like, but it's a quick timeline of filipino americans. if there are other timelines anyone would like to add, feel free to message me and i'll add them right away.

/intersectional feminism

will be continually gathering resources! watch this space :)

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