Dexterous Minds - Mentes Diestras

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Si esperamos que los escritores de la televisión estadounidense escriban nuestra narrativa latina, la regamos. Cinco latinas —interesantes, ambiciosas y tenaces— nos hablan francamente de sus desafíos y triunfos en su camino hacia el éxito profesional. Caminos que, individualmente y en conjunto, refutan los estereotipos y postulan la posibilidad de una nueva narrativa latina.

The making of a cover story

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This cover story has been a long time in the making. Way back when it was announced there would be a primetime show starring five Latina actors as the principal protagonists we had resolved to write an article. After all, one of the things Al Día does well is highlight stories of Latino success. Imagine our disappointment when we heard the show was basically a telenovela retooled to mainstream style and tastes, and that the five talented and accomplished actors contracted would be playing sexy maids. 

Philly: The new film mecca

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A visionary with fearless imagination, Jeff Rotwitt has set himself to make Philadelphia synonymous with movie magic .

Court rejects anti-immigrant law — again

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On July 26, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit rejected Hazleton, Pennsylvania's anti-immigrant housing and employment ordinances as unconstitutional. 

 

Need help with health insurance? Not in Pennsylvania

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Corbett budget opts out of health coverage for 500,000 low-income residents

The time is now

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Ethnic media call for immigration reform in 2013.

Disney, la princesa Sofía y lo real

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Fue una tormenta en un vaso de agua de caricatura. 

A mediados de octubre Disney empezó a promocionar su más reciente princesa de caricatura —la Princesa Sofía— quien un vocero de la compañía llamó "una princesa latina".

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Latino or Hispanic?

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You don't usually find the Pew Hispanic Center at the center of an online controversy, but since April 4 when it released its report "When Labels Don't Fit," it has been.

¿Latino o hispano?

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True Journalism Serving Hispanics

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While we the American news media search for a viable
business model and effective means to meet the challenge of digital
communication and social network dynamics, journalism that is both credible and
enlightening continues to serve the basic need of informing the public while
speaking truth to power.

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