in this episode we sit down with dr. anthony ocampo to discuss his book "the latinos of asia: how filipino americans break the rules of race". anthony is a filipino-american sociologist, author and educator whose work focuses on race, immigration and lgbtq issues.
we discuss a wide range of relevant topics pertaining to the politics of race in the united states through the filipino-american experience. we talk about the fluid and contextual nature of race, shared panethnic experiences between ethnic groups, fictive kin and family, the intersection between the mixed-race and filipino experience, social power and whiteness, knowledge production in academia, and much more. dr. ocampo also gives us a preview of his next book, "to be brown and gay in LA".