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“Beyond border-crossing”: The chronicler of Mexamérica

 05/04/2018 - 20:28
Fey Berman, Mexican-American journalist and author of Mexamérica. Photo: Samantha Laub /  AL DÍA News

In a talk with AL DÍA News, journalist and academic Fey Berman spoke about her new book and the immigrant past of her family — including the story of her parents, who were refugees from the Nazis who fled to Mexico, and her own journey to the U.S. as a young person in search of her dreams.

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Michelle Obama celebrates college-bound students in Philadelphia — and gives advice for the next step

 05/04/2018 - 19:18
Michelle Obama led a star-studded cast on Wednesday, May 2, celebrating college-bound students in Philadelphia as part of the national College Signing Day event. Photo: Emily Neil / AL DÍA News

At the largest ever College Signing Day celebration, Michelle Obama and a star-studded cast cheered on Philadelphia students who are committed to attending degree programs following their high school graduation — and talked about how to navigate college once there. 

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"Nonviolence is not about Love, but about Knowing What We Do with our Hatred"

 05/03/2018 - 03:39
La filósofa Judith Butler durante una conferencia reciente en el Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, CCCB. © CCCB, Miquel Taverna, 2018

With one foot in the academy and another in activism, the American philosopher and expert in gender studies Judith Butler, who developed the "Queer theory", is today one of the most influential intellectuals in the world in the field of ethics, politics and human rights.

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