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Project Northstar, a tech conference organized by Black & Brown Founders in partnership with the city to take place this October, seeks to highlight and amplify the work of Black and Latinx entrepreneurs.

Award-winning journalist Alfredo Corchado launches new book in Philadelphia

 06/05/2018 - 13:13
Alfredo Corchado, Mexican-American journalist and current Mexico City bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News, spoke about his new book, "HOMELANDS: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration," on June 4. Photo: Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

In Alfredo Corchado’s latest work, "Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration," the author traces the Mexican-American migration story through his own experience and that of three friends he first met in Philadelphia 30 years ago.

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The built-in insanity of believing promise breakers will keep promises

 05/23/2018 - 15:22
Facsimile of former Councilman Angel Ortiz's report "The Illusion of Inclusion". Photo: Linn Washington.

Former Philadelphia City Councilman Angel Ortiz, the first Latino to serve on that legislative body, released a perceptive report in February 2001 that detailed deep discrimination in this city’s public and private sectors that deliberately disadvantaged racial minorities and women.

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