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Award-winning Journalist, commentator, and humorist, Emil Guillermo gives his take on race, society, and politics from an Asian American perspective. A former NPR host, Emil's commentaries can be read at http://www.aaldef/org/blog
His work has appeared on radio, TV, and print nationwide.
His book "Amok:Essays from an Asian American perspective," won an American Book Award.
Twitter: @emilamok

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Award-winning Journalist, commentator, and humorist, Emil Guillermo gives his take on race, society, and politics from an Asian American perspective. A former NPR host, Emil's commentaries can be read at http://www.aaldef/org/blog
His work has appeared on radio, TV, and print nationwide.
His book "Amok:Essays from an Asian American perspective," won an American Book Award.
Twitter: @emilamok

    Ep. 101: Emil Amok: Crazy Rich Asians is a movie; Crazy Asians is a social problem

    Ep. 101: Emil Amok: Crazy Rich Asians is a movie; Crazy Asians is a social problem

    Asian Americans, held back by stigma and cultural barriers, don't access mental health services in their communities. In Alameda County in California, just 2 percent who are eligible tap into Medi-Cal mental health services. Dr. Helen Hsu talks about how Asian Americans must feel empowered to seek the help they need.
    Hsu, the president of the Asian American Psychological Association speaks with Emil Guillermo

    • 47 min
    Ep 29 Emil Amok's Takeout: A Student Striker who became a Professor

    Ep 29 Emil Amok's Takeout: A Student Striker who became a Professor

    Daniel P. Gonzales, Asian American Studies professor at San Francisco State talks about how the student strike there in 1968 created the foundation for the first College of Ethnic Studies in the nation.
    Don't call it basket-weaving. After two generations of struggle ethnic studies is more vital and more relevant than ever.

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Emil Amok's Takeout - California's David Chiu on why the state will stand up to the feds and fight for immigrants' rights

    Emil Amok's Takeout - California's David Chiu on why the state will stand up to the feds and fight for immigrants' rights

    Emil Guillermo talks to Calif. Assemblyman David Chiu on why the state will not back down on sanctuary laws and fight the feds to protect immigrants rights.
    See more at http://www.aaldef.org/blog

    • 26 min
    Ep.27: Bipartisan push gets Filipino WW2 Vets a Congressional Gold Medal; but for Trump, a bipar approach on DACA divides GOP

    Ep.27: Bipartisan push gets Filipino WW2 Vets a Congressional Gold Medal; but for Trump, a bipar approach on DACA divides GOP

    Emil Guillermo talks to Ben DeGuzman about the bipartisan push that just won WW2 Filipino Vets a Congressional Gold Medal. And more on Trump's bipar approach on DACA.

    • 55 min
    Ep.26: All You Need to Know About DACA; Plus Janet Napolitano's UC lawsuit to save it.

    Ep.26: All You Need to Know About DACA; Plus Janet Napolitano's UC lawsuit to save it.

    Emil Guillermo's analysis on DACA. Read him at http://www.aaldef.org/blog

    • 42 min
    Ep25: Evacuee, Katrina Survivor, Trump Supporter: 3 Asian Americans on Harvey

    Ep25: Evacuee, Katrina Survivor, Trump Supporter: 3 Asian Americans on Harvey

    An Asian American evacuee, a Katrina survivor, and a Trump Supporter speak with Emil Guillermo on Emil Amok's Takeout, Episode 25.

    • 1 hr 46 min

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