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057: "Plot twist: I’m full Asian! I’m full Filipino." Curly hair, anti-Black sentiment, and sharing her story with Maxine Dimalanta
Episode 226th June 2020 • The Filipino American Woman Project • Jen Amos
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UCLA student Maxine Dimalanta shares what her upbringing was like as a full-Filipina with curly hair, anti-Black sentiment in the Filipino community, and the importance of sharing her story.

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