Where was the first Filipino settlement in America?

In 1763, Filipino Americans established their first recorded North American settlement in St. Malo, Louisiana after escaping forced labor and enslavement during the Spanish galleon trade. Other settlements appeared throughout the Louisiana bayous with the Manila Village in Barataria Bay being the largest.

Who was the first Filipino?

Today is the 159th birth anniversary of the greatest Filipino—Dr. Jose P. Rizal.

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