An Interview with Reggie Malabey
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below to hear audio segments from an April 2008 interview by Charina Sunga
with Reggie Malabey, a second generation Sakada living in Daly City.
6. His Parents
8. His Identity
11. Job Discrimination
How Grandparents Migrated to Hawaii (0:01:13)
His grandparents as plantation workers at the Dole and C&H plantation
Reggie’s Grandmother with Grand Kids
Living Conditions within the Plantations (0:00:46)
Housing at the plantations
Dole Plantation Field
Discrimination within the Plantation (0:01:02)
Opportunity of Education for Plantation Workers (0:00:34)
Education for migrant workers
His Parents (0:01:15)
What’s Life After Plantation (0:01:25)
His grandmother remarrying after the plantation
His Identity (0:00:15)
Reggie’s own identity
Segment 9 (0:01:23)
His Filipino Side
Seeing himself as being Brown
Reggie at age 10
Ethnic Identity Problems (0:01:10)
People assuming he is someone else.
Reggie and his siblings
Job Discrimination (0:00:31)
Considering himself Pacific Islander.
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last revised: 6-3-08
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