A Compilation of Responses/Reactions To The Atlantic's 'My Family's Slave' Story

After reading the reactions/reflections/Twitter threads, I decided to compile the various conversations I'm seeing online. Thought this might be helpful, especially to my Fil-Am folks who are trying to digest the story.


  1. The story:
  2. The Atlantic: "We’ll be publishing a number of responses to “My Family’s Slave” in the next few weeks, outlining the economic, cultural, and historical context for Alex and Lola’s personal story."  https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2017/05/alex-tizon-eudocia-pulido-reaction/527064/ 
  3. The backlash:
  4. The disturbing obituary: Knowing what we know, this obit of Eudocia Tomas Pulido from the Seattle Times based on an interview with Alex Tizon is pretty horrible.
  5. The Seattle Times follows up on its obit of Eudocia Tomas Pulido.
  6. The observations:
  7. Really important FB threads from the Filipino perspective:
  8. Spot.Ph posted the opinion on their website:
  9. More from the Filipino perspective: