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Orange is the New Black's Diane Guerrero backs bipartisan bill for national Latino museum

 06/16/2017 - 07:17
The popular actress joined the partisan group of legislators that introduced a bill Thursday to create an Smithsonian National American Latino Museum on the National Mall. They ask for an institution that recognizes Hispanic contributions to American history.
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"Build Museums Not Walls" is the slogan of the lawmakers supporting a bill to create an American Latino Museum in Washington. The bill was presented on June 15, 2017, in front of the Congress. Diane Guerrero, know for her role in Orange is the New Black, is among the supporters. Photo: @Latinomuseum/Twitter. 

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The popular actress joined the partisan group of legislators that introduced a bill Thursday to create an Smithsonian National American Latino Museum on the National Mall. They ask for an institution that recognizes Hispanic contributions to American history.

Want something to do this First Friday? Enjoy work of Latino Artists showcasing at Taller Puertorriqueño!

 05/31/2017 - 16:59
Taller Puertorriqueno inaugural exhibition included 24 artists from Philadelphia to Brazil. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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First Friday in Philadelphia not only includes art within Center City but also in the Latino community

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 3:15pm
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Taller Puertorriqueno inaugural exhibition included 24 artists from Philadelphia to Brazil.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

After approval for a bipartisan budget, Trump calls for a government “shutdown”

 05/02/2017 - 15:31
US President Donald Trump (R) along with Vice President Mike Pence (L) addresses the Independent Bankers Association at the Kennedy White House Garden, Washington, USA on May 1, 2017. EFE / Jim Lo Scalzo

[OP-ED]: Put down your device and try talking with someone

 03/21/2017 - 13:52
In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.

Voices from all walks of life are uniting to spread the word about the importance of getting back to more face-to-face conversations and fewer “likes” and tweets.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
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In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.

[OP-ED]: On immigration, Trump is wilfully ignorant

 02/23/2017 - 08:54
Protesters hold banners during a protest over rising anti-immigrant raids and policies by the US president's administration. EFE

Is it just me or does anyone else get the feeling that President Trump and others in his administration don’t see any difference between unauthorized immigrants and those residing in our country legally?

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:49am
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Politics; Migration; Social issue; Demographics; Illegal immigrants
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Protesters hold banners during a protest over rising anti-immigrant raids and policies by the US president's administration. EFE