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Filipino American Nurses: Then and Now

This photo essay on Filipino American nurses dealing with the pandemic, coupled with it being Filipino American History Month, made me reflect on the long history of Filipino American nurses.  We have talked before about why so many nurses in … Continue reading

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Why there are so Many Filipino Nurses in the US: A Video Explanation

We talked about how Filipino American nurses have been hard hit by the Coronavirus, which makes sense since they are a significant proportion of the US nursing workforce compared to their proportion of the general US population.  How did that … Continue reading

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Marion Barry Thanks Filipino Nurses, Insults Polish Community

So remember how former Washington DC mayor/current councilman Marion Barry had an issue with “dirty Asian shops” and then beefed with Filipino nurses? It appears he had a change of heart last week when, after being afflicted with a blood … Continue reading

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