Emil Guillermo - Higher Education
Emil Guillermo
Emil Guillermo is a print and broadcast journalist, commentator and humorist. His column, "Emil Amok," appeared for more than 14 years in AsianWeek at one time, and now appears on the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund site.  As a former host of NPR's "All Things Considered" he was the first Asian American male, and first Filipino American, to host a regularly scheduled national news broadcast. He is the author of Amok: Essays from an Asian American Perspective -- a compilation of essays originally published in Asian Week—that won an American Book Award in 2000. Emil Guillermo writes on issues of race, culture and politics for the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (www.aaldef.org/blog)

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Emil Guillermo: ‘Almost Christmas’ Almost an Antidote for the Election of Trump

by | November 13, 2016

On the Friday after the most shocking election in recent history, I elected to shut off the new [...]

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After 20-plus AAJA Conferences, Achieving Diversity in Media No Different Now, Maybe Even Harder

by | August 14, 2016

In education, in the media, we fight the same battles. It boils down to the basics: How do we g [...]

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After Brexit Vote and the DACA Block: Can We Really Reverse Diversity?

by | June 27, 2016

On the week of the disappointing coincidence of the Brexit vote and the Supreme Court decision [...]

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Emil Guillermo: If Larry Wilmore Can’t Say the N-word Who Can?

by | May 1, 2016

If Larry Wilmore Can't Say the N-word Who Can? [...]

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NCAA Board Must Reject Satellite Camp Ban

by | April 17, 2016

Satellite camp? Sounds like something high tech, space station kind of stuff.  Practically STE [...]

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Is it Time for a New NCAA?

by | April 3, 2016

When the favorite in the finals of the NCAA championship basketball tournament is currently und [...]

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Fight for the Diversity Vote Intensifies as Week’s Primaries Focus on Michigan and Mississippi

by | March 7, 2016

Late last week, Def Jam entrepreneur Russell Simmons announced he was supporting Hillary Clinto [...]

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Demarcus Cousins Cries Foul and We All Lose

by | February 7, 2016

Monday, February 8, is the start of the Lunar New Year and, for Asian Americans of Chinese desc [...]

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The Exploitation of College Sports

by | January 10, 2016

Big-time college sports perpetuate a deeper racism, says sports agent. [...]

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