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Pura Villanueva-Kalaw, the Beauty Queen and Suffragette

Mar 8, 2021
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In the second installment of our Women's Month miniseries, we're celebrating the true beauty of Pura Villanueva-Kalaw. Sab talks about Pura's fight for Filipina representation in pageants, and for their right to vote. Errata: the Queen of the Occident is Marjorie Colton, not Majorie. In addition, Pura lobbied Filemon Sotto in 1907, and she was 22, not 20, when she was won at the Carnival.

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