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Category: Profiles

Carlos Montes Reflects on a Life of Activism — The 60s, the Civil Rights Movement, and Alhambra

Carlos Montes was a founder of the Brown Berets, an influential Chicano youth group. The FBI raided his Alhambra home on May 2011. He gives us an update on his legal battles.
categories JusticeNeighborhoodsPoliticsProfiles

The Making of Peter Rhee, World-Renowned Trauma Surgeon

In a new memoir, the world-renowned trauma surgeon shares his incredible stories working on the front lines in American cities and war zones.
categories HealthProfiles

Enlisting to Escape Internment: An Alhambra Veteran's Story

Jimmy Makino was around 20 when he was forced to enter an internment camp in 1942. So desperate to escape, the Alhambra High alum volunteered for the same army that was keeping him there.
categories NeighborhoodsPoliticsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

José Luis Sierra, in Memoriam

Journalist José Luis Sierra was a symbol of Hispanic journalism in Los Angeles.
categories MediaProfiles

Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim: On Serving the Largest Filipino Community in the United States

There are roughly 825,000 Filipinos in Southern California, with around 300,000 living in Los Angeles County. And those numbers are just for SoCal alone.
categories City AffairsPoliticsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

From the SGV to International TV: A Conversation with YouTube Star Olivia Thai

The YouTube star tells us how she turned a love of music into her career, her experiences performing on national and Chinese-language TV, and why she still considers the SGV her home.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsProfiles

Professional Archer Edward Kim Has His Eyes on the Target

Focus is the name of the game for Edward Kim, a 23-year-old professional archer who sets high goals in all aspects of his life.
categories ProfilesSports

His Name Is Romero

David Romero is a poet, activist, charity worker, teacher and a real human being who reminded me that the little things we do matter.
categories Arts & CultureProfiles

Maya Angelou: A Phenomenal Woman Passes On

Maya Angelou was a Renaissance woman whose life inspired six autobiographies, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
categories Arts & CultureProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

Cerritos City Mayor Mark Pulido – A Homegrown Leader Inspired by The Legacy of Filipino Community Advocates

Asian Journal profiles Cerritos' new Filipino mayor.
categories PoliticsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations
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