"Que la sombra de la luna caiga sobre un mundo en paz" – Frank Reynolds
"May the shadow of the moon fall on a world at peace." - Frank Reynolds
Congressman Adriano Espaillat (New York) and Rep. Dwight Evans of Pennsylvania have introduced a bill that will fight the resurgence of racial hatred in the United States.
The discriminatory measure that sought to limit the access of transsexuals to public restrooms, has failed on Tuesday in the State House of Representatives.
California is facing off with the Trump administration over a total fantasy that has survived this long only because both political parties have an interest in keeping it alive.
Arguing economic reasons, President Trump announced that the Department of Defense will not re-recruit transgender people. Several studies indicate that the president not only takes a step back in the inclusion of the LGBT community to the Armed Forces, but that its measurement could affect the troop's morale.
The 6th edition of this annual festival dedicated to black and independent film will bring to Philadelphia more than 60 films made by black producers.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced today that it has launched a series of initiatives including the implementation of Spanish web pages for Latin American consulates in the country so that the Hispanic community can report incidents of hate or racism.
The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
At the risk of setting off more fireworks, I’ve spent the days surrounding the Fourth of July trying to answer a question that has perplexed U.S. Latinos for generations. Whether the yardstick is starting businesses, creating jobs, spreading opportunity, serving in uniform or displaying optimism in hard times, America’s largest minority has shown time and again that we love this country.
But does the country love us back?
Lawyers and activists fanned out to airports as President Trump’s travel ban went into effect. The State Department issued new guidelines on how to enforce the “close family” test on visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries.
Juan Cartagena, president of the Puerto Rico Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) thinks the war on drugs has had a multiplying effect on racial discrimination against Latinos.
Participants in this year's march were families with children, old and young couples, groups of friends or individuals, who whether or not they belonged to the LGBT community, declared themselves openly proud to support the equality of rights.
Es posible entender la progresión de las estrategias racistas en el estado de Texas tan sólo revisando la historia del trato hacia los inmigrantes mexicanos.
Talk about putting the cart before the horse.
That’s what the Trump administration, and Republicans around the country, did when the conversation turned to sanctuary cities. They got all worked up. They declared their opposition. They threatened to withhold federal funding.
All before they had even defined the term.
La Casa Blanca ha llevado al Tribunal Supremo el bloqueo que pesa sobre el veto migratorio con el que el presidente, Donald Trump, pretendía prohibir la entrada al país a musulmanes de determinados países y refugiados.
The White House has asked the US supreme court to allow his ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries to be reinstated after it was blocked by lower courts that found it discriminatory.
Si bien, el aumento de la participación ciudadana en las elecciones primarias de Filadelfia este año es un avance, no merece aplausos.asi
The same week that America’s federal government plunged deeper into a governance crisis from misconduct by President Trump and members of his professed Law-&-Order administration, many Philadelphians took a big step towards restoring the vitality of democracy with their participation in the primary election.
Though it’s generally a happy home, there is a stark cultural divide in my house: My husband, who was raised in a tiny, Southern rural town that was almost 100 percent white, loves “The Andy Griffith Show.”
Under the recently approved SB4 law, known as the "show me your papers" law, police can request the immigration status of anyone stopped, for example, because of a traffic violation.
La Directiva de la FBI alegó no haber jurado lealtad a Trump, poniéndose del lado de los estándares del bureau.
The National Rifle Association, NRA, publicly supported Trump during the campaign and was one of the groups outside the Republican Party that produced the most political advertising for him.
What is the value of black and brown bodies to the city of Philadelphia? Local groups in the city hope to show just that on May 1st.
At America’s core, you’ll find two competing beliefs about citizen power. On the one hand, Americans cherish the idea that one person can create social change. But there is also the sense that -- to quote Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders -- the game is rigged.