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Obama appoints two Filipino Americans to key posts

Washington D,C, 16 Sept 2010. US President Barack Obama appointed two Filipino-American rights advocates  to key government posts as advisers on Asian-American issues. Both Rozita Villanueva Lee and Hector L. Vargas, Jr., were appointed members of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Fifteen other Americans were appointed to the Presidential Advisory Board.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 02 October 2010 06:01 )


Loida Nicolas Lewis

A college friend, Sylvia, remembers Loida as the one in their group prone to lyrical flights, who "... distinguished herself with measured words and empathic gestures swinging 45 degrees forward." She was focused to distinguish herself in the legal profession, or perhaps even enter politics.

So, why did Sylvia titled her reminiscence, "The radical philanthropist"?

Last Updated ( Friday, 01 October 2010 18:34 )