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Today's Love:  Art Exhibit Celebrates Asian American Activism

Today’s Love: Art Exhibit Celebrates Asian American Activism

by Julianne Hing on October 27 2011, 5:16PM

There’s a new art exhibit in San Francisco that looks at decades of Asian-American political struggle.

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Today's Love: NOLA Activist Forgives the Men Who Nearly Took His Life

Today’s Love: NOLA Activist Forgives the Men Who Nearly Took His Life

by Noelle de la Paz on October 26 2011, 5:17PM

Last month, Rafael Delgadillo almost lost his life. For the dedicated activist, this experience has fueled his passion to continue his work in the community.

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Carlos Santana Still Has Love for His Old San Francisco High School

Carlos Santana Still Has Love for His Old San Francisco High School

by Jamilah King on October 25 2011, 5:44PM

The rocker paid his alma mater a visit to celebrate its extraordinary success.

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Meet Keenia Williams, Who Ran Across Fuel Spill To Save a Stranger

Meet Keenia Williams, Who Ran Across Fuel Spill To Save a Stranger

by Jamilah King on October 24 2011, 6:00PM

The 22-year-old mom risked her life to save a complete stranger in a fiery car crash. Yeah, she’s pretty awesome.

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Today's Love: Taking the Stage for Queer Muslims

Today’s Love: Taking the Stage for Queer Muslims

by S. Leigh Thompson on October 21 2011, 5:54PM

Artists combat anti-Muslim and anti-queer bigotry in an effort to foster visibility and support.

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Today's Love: 100-Year-Old Indian Man Breaks Marathon Record

Today’s Love: 100-Year-Old Indian Man Breaks Marathon Record

by Jamilah King on October 20 2011, 6:00PM

Indian-born Rauja Singh will put you to shame.

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Today's Love: Puerto Rican Writer Piri Thomas' Words for El Barrio

Today’s Love: Puerto Rican Writer Piri Thomas’ Words for El Barrio

by Jamilah King on October 19 2011, 5:49PM

The celebrated author passed away at his California home this week. He was 83.

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New Campaign Explores World Without Unjust Immigrant Detentions

New Campaign Explores World Without Unjust Immigrant Detentions

by Jorge Rivas on October 18 2011, 3:00PM

Detention Watch Network’s new campaign looks to enrage, and then inspire.

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Tommie Smith and John Carlos' Olympic Protest Heard 'Round the World

Tommie Smith and John Carlos’ Olympic Protest Heard ‘Round the World

by Jorge Rivas on October 17 2011, 4:14PM

We remember Tommie Smith and John Carlos on the 43rd anniversary of their heroic protest.

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Today's Love: Cute Kids Dropping the I-Word

Today’s Love: Cute Kids Dropping the I-Word

by Jorge Rivas on October 14 2011, 5:49PM

9-year-old Sam from Tucson, Arizona tells us why he’s not calling anyone the i-word.

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Love Books First, Singing Second, Says Minaj to Young Fans

Love Books First, Singing Second, Says Minaj to Young Fans

by Noelle de la Paz on October 12 2011, 6:17PM

Sophia Grace Brownlee’s viral video cover of Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass” proved to be the young singer’s ticket to meet her idol.

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Families Celebrate Love as an Act of Courage on National Coming Out Day

Families Celebrate Love as an Act of Courage on National Coming Out Day

by Noelle de la Paz on October 11 2011, 6:16PM

For National Coming Out Day, we highlight a new video series that documents the unique challenges and experiences of LGBT folks in our communities.

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Indigenous Filmmakers Host Film Festival to Mark Brutal Holiday's Legacy

Indigenous Filmmakers Host Film Festival to Mark Brutal Holiday’s Legacy

by Jorge Rivas on October 10 2011, 6:37PM

A San Francisco affiliate of the American Indian Movement hosted its second annual International Film Festival on Monday.

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Today's Love: L.A. Group Offers Unconventional Peace Prize

Today’s Love: L.A. Group Offers Unconventional Peace Prize

by Jamilah King on October 7 2011, 4:48PM

One community-led effort is working to turn instruments of tragedy into works of art.

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Today's Love: Talented Young Flautist Delivers the Beat

Today’s Love: Talented Young Flautist Delivers the Beat

by Noelle de la Paz on October 6 2011, 5:53PM

The National Flute Association awards 15-year-old Annie Wu for her rendition of The Three Beats for Beatbox Flute.

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Today's Love: Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, Freedom Fighter

Today’s Love: Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, Freedom Fighter

by Noelle de la Paz on October 5 2011, 3:24PM

Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, one of the Civil Rights Movement’s celebrated leaders, died this morning in his hometown of Birmingham.

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Honoring Eric Quezada's Love for San Francisco's Mission District

Honoring Eric Quezada’s Love for San Francisco’s Mission District

by Hatty Lee on October 4 2011, 5:29PM

We take a moment to remember the work of a remarkable educator and organizer who fought gentrification alongside immigrant and low wage workers.

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Need Halloween Ideas? Take Fashion Tips From This Adorable 5-Year-Old

Need Halloween Ideas? Take Fashion Tips From This Adorable 5-Year-Old

by Noelle de la Paz on October 3 2011, 6:00PM

Now that October is here, it won’t be long before the kiddies start scrambling around for Halloween costumes. One youngster is ahead of the game, in more ways than one.

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Show Some Love for the Hip-Hop Mama Who Birthed 'Rappers Delight'

Show Some Love for the Hip-Hop Mama Who Birthed ‘Rappers Delight’

by Akiba Solomon on September 30 2011, 5:49PM

Sugarhill Records’ Sylvia Robinson was nice with the pen, easy on the ears and a visionary hitmaker.

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Today's Love: The First Draft of Yao Ming's Retirement Speech

Today’s Love: The First Draft of Yao Ming’s Retirement Speech

by Noelle de la Paz on September 29 2011, 5:35PM

Poet Giles Li takes a moment to point out the under appreciated aspects of the basketball great’s game, and how it’s influenced the Asian American community.

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