Racism by any other name is still racism. And it is still despicable and inexcusable, even when hidden behind a faux façade of “patriotism,” “respect for the law” and “national security,” as it is when immigration is involved.
What is the price of prejudice in Philadelphia? For the infamous Starbucks incident, that price is $200,000, all payable by the City (and therefore the taxpayers).
I'm scratching behind my ear, the back of my knee and the top of my foot. Elbow, middle-of-the-back, under the chin ... no spot is safe from my mind's ability to "feel" ticks crawling on my skin.
Pennsylvania voters have chosen their candidates for the November 2018 general election.
Americans are confused. We can't decide whether to get rid of immigrants because they scare us -- or import more of them because they make our lives comfortable.
Mexican American writer and professor Maria Alma Gonzalez Perez is the author of "¡Todos a comer!", a book aimed to help teaching students the importance of developing bi-literacy.
Amidst the heaps of college brochures, it can be difficult to figure out where to start the search for good colleges, but what you really want to know is, “What is the best college for me?”
Two candidates for the governorship of Georgia have shown in their campaigns that in the Trump Era there are no longer limits to racism and xenophobia.
Mexico is becoming a destination instead of a way station to El Norte for Central American migrants. But how is that affecting the shelters in Mexico that serve them?
The award-winning author Junot Diaz has been accused of sexual abuse and has assumed its consequences, but many academics warn that there is a risk of perpetuating the stigmatization of Latinos as "rapists."
Dr. Ignacio Sánchez is in Philadelphia to receive an honorary degree from Drexel College of Medicine at the school's commencement on Friday.
Rosalie Morales Kearns, a writer of Puerto Rican and Pennsylvania Dutch descent, is the founder of Shade Mountain Press, a new small press whose focus is literary fiction by women. In her latest novel, "Kingdom of Women," the main character is a female Roman Catholic priest.
Many candidates, counted seats and a battle within a party sounds like an accurate description of the 2016 presidential election, but what we’re really talking about is the primary election in Pennsylvania for the midterm elections in November.
Dr. Maribel Hernandez was recognized as a Go Red Champion at the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women luncheon on May 11 for her work as a cardiologist and advocate for women's heart health
Young students in Texas have brought to light the past record of the sheriff Lupe Valdez, highlighting her previous collaboration with immigration officers.
The inauguration of the US embassy in Jerusalem is a terrible offense to the Palestinian people, while Israel takes the benefit of being an ally of a great power. What is the background?
Rep. Brendan Boyle, a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania's 2nd District in U.S. Congress, spoke with AL DÍA News about his re-election campaign.
The author of biographical novels about Frida and Saint Teresa of Avila, Barbara Mujica, will give two talks about her books and the role of fiction in reconstructing the lives of historical figures.
Michele Lawrence, a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania's 2nd District in U.S. Congress, spoke with AL DÍA News about her campaign.
Under unique circumstances, Pennsylvania's newly drawn District 5 must choose among 10 Democratic candidates in the primary to replace Republican Pat Meehan.
Rep. Dwight Evans, a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania's 3rd District in U.S. Congress, spoke with AL DÍA News about his re-election campaign.
Kevin Johnson, a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania's 3rd District in U.S. Congress, spoke with AL DÍA News about his campaign.
The three Latino candidates vying for a seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives debated their visions for the future of the 197th District days before the primary election.
Donald Trump has announced his definitive withdrawal from the Nuclear Agreement with Iran, while boasting of having "managed" to coordinate a meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, transforming international diplomacy into a juggling game.
Like many Venezuelans, the owners of Puyero Venezuelan Flavor left their home country in search of better opportunities. They found one in South Philly.