The partnership between Philabundance and the Lillian Marrero Library offers free fruits and vegetables to community residents — including the hundreds of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria now living in the area.
AL DÍA News hosted its 17th Annual Diversity Career Fair on May 3.
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.
Prior to August 24th, 2016, Cristina Martínez was just another anonymous worker among the eleven million undocumented immigrants living in the country. But long before that day, her name was already an echo in the streets of South Philly.
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.
Low air quality days in the summer will affect all city residents, but especially those with asthma, which more than 2.2 million Hispanics across the U.S. experience.
The Trump Administration has decided to suspend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the thousands of Honduran immigrants who have resided in the country since 1999.
As President Donald Trump compromises their collective status, the Dreamers refuse to remain silent and have instead chosen to create history.
As the legal marijuana industry continues to grow, we spoke with cannabis advocate Chris Goldstein about the changing roles of government and the business sector.
Martín Espada, the "mythological" Puerto Rican poet/lawyer, has achieved the dream of many by becoming the first Latino to receive the Ruth Lilly poetry prize for his exceptional career.
According to data from 2016, just over 50% of the border patrol is made up of agents of Latino origin, responsible for stopping and helping to deport thousands of undocumented immigrants who try to cross the border.
These are the artists recommended by AL DÍA this week. Add them to your playlist!
The British political consulting firm used Facebook data to profile and target voters while advising the Trump and pro-Brexit campaigns in 2016.
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.
A May Day rally at Philadelphia City Hall calls for divestment from prisons, police, and ICE, and increased community and schools funding.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner wants to make life easier for those who have been arrested for certain crimes without conviction.
A comprehensive study conducted by TZ Health Media and published in the Medicare Supplement has cataloged presidential health throughout history, exposing the most curious habits of American presidents.
The special lawyer of the Russian investigation, Robert Mueller, has delivered a series of questions that he "would like" President Trump to answer in an interview. His kindness seems to go beyond mere presidential deference.
Members of the media should investigate whether some of them have picked up bad habits from the people they cover.
It's seen by some as just one of the many paradoxes you'll find at the border. But if you think about it, it makes perfect sense that about half of the agents in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are Hispanic.
Unlike the recent prison release of star Philly rapper Meek Mill, no helicopter swooped down on Diamond Street in front of the Church of the Advocate to whisk Carmela Apolonio Hernández and her four children to freedom.
AL DÍA News and Committee of Seventy will welcome the Democratic candidates for the 197th District on Wednesday, May 9.
Talking fashion design, Puerto Rico, and more with designer and chair of the Moore College Fashion Department Nasheli Juliana.
After a difficult month of traveling through Central America to the border between the United States and Mexico, the Caravan of Refugees has finally arrived at the front door, with great media coverage and with the support of several organizations.