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)

Jameis Winston Gets What He Wanted; Did FSU?

by | May 3, 2015
Jameis Winston gave everyone a tip-off that he hasn’t learned a thing after breezing through [...] Read more

The Problem with Bruce Jenner as Trans Poster Boy

by | April 26, 2015
Does a rich celebrity really tell the story of trans diversity? [...] Read more

What’s Really Wrong With Britt McHenry’s Actions on That Video

by | April 19, 2015
Is “media privilege” more intoxicating than “white privilege"? [...] Read more

Is Newly Minted Candidate Hillary Clinton Good for Higher Ed?

by | April 12, 2015
With the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign announcement on Sunday, it’s time to once agai [...] Read more

NYC Cop Apologizes for Racist Rant Against South Asian

by | April 5, 2015
Good enough or not so fast? Video is a reminder of the deep hate in everyday life. [...] Read more

Stanford’s Admission Rate at 5 Percent But Why Stop There?

by | March 29, 2015
How to be an elite school and still look egalitarian. [...] Read more

Selma Shows Asian Americans Know #blacklivesmatter

by | March 22, 2015
Asian American jailed 50 years ago at Selma helped protect MLK. [...] Read more

Berkeley Shows How to Have Real Race Conversation

by | March 15, 2015
Can comedian W. Kamau Bell’s model help us all on SAE? [...] Read more

President Obama’s Diversity Legacy Cemented at Selma

by | March 8, 2015
Obama speech called his 21st Century “I have a dream.” [...] Read more

Dori Maynard Was a Champion for Diversity in Journalism

by | March 1, 2015
Despite her passing, fight for more journalists of color must continue. [...] Read more

The Lunar New Year Starts and the Day of Remembrance Never Ends

by | February 23, 2015
Special times as communities celebrate and commemorate. [...] Read more

Happy President’s Day for HBCUs? Not Likely

by | February 15, 2015
You would think with the first Black president in our country’s history, there would be more [...] Read more

Putting ABC’s ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ in Context with Black History Month

by | February 8, 2015
Southern Blacks and Chinese have lived together since the 1870s. [...] Read more

Higher Ed’s Super Bowl Dilemma: Go to Game or Pay for Dartmouth?

by | February 1, 2015
Hmm. But you can still drink a heck of a lot more at Dartmouth — for now. [...] Read more

Disaggregating Asian American Pacific Islanders

by | January 25, 2015
New push to disaggregate data that uncovers disparities for NHPIs. [...] Read more