A Time to Rise: Collective Memoirs of the Union of by Rene Ciria Cruz,Cindy Domingo,Bruce Occena,Augusto F.

By Rene Ciria Cruz,Cindy Domingo,Bruce Occena,Augusto F. Espiritu

A Time to upward thrust is an intimate check out the workings of the KDP, the one progressive association that emerged within the Filipino American group in the course of the politically turbulent Seventies and �80s. Overcoming cultural and sophistication alterations, contributors of the KDP banded jointly in one nationwide association to mobilize their group into civil rights and antiwar pursuits within the usa and within the struggle for democracy and nationwide liberation within the Philippines and elsewhere.

These own money owed record recruitment, organizing, and coaching within the KDP. greater than two-thirds of the tales are through ladies, reflecting the strong function they performed within the association and its management. additionally incorporated are chapters at the fight for justice for murdered KDP and union leaders Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes. those memoirs supply political insights and encouraging examples of private braveness that would resonate today.

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