Philadelphia

[OP-ED]; Cleaning The ‘Heroin Hell’ Will Not Create Heaven In Surrounding Communities

 06/26/2017 - 10:41
'Bedroom' for a man in Philadelphia's West Kensington community where festering structural impoverishment sparks social ills like rampant drug sales. LBW Photo
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The recent announcement that City Hall and Conrail cut a deal to cleanup the notorious heroin corridor along a section of railroad track running through Philadelphia’s Fairhill and West Kensington communities is welcomed removal of a dangerous blight that’s festered for nearly two decades.

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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:30am
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'Bedroom' for a man in Philadelphia's West Kensington community where festering structural impoverishment sparks social ills like rampant drug sales. LBW Photo

Llegan los primeros productores legales de marihuana de Pennsylvannia

 06/26/2017 - 09:38
Marijuana dispensaries are on track for the 2018 operation date. 

Filadelfia defiende su política de "ciudad santuario"

 06/26/2017 - 09:14
The Mayor and other city officials responded to a letter from the Department of Justice requiring proof of compliance with federal immigration forces. Photo Courtesy: Creative Commons. 
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La ciudad de Filadelfia defendió su política de "ciudad santuario" en una rueda de prensa el pasado jueves. 

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Friday, June 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
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El alcalde de Filadelfia y otros funcionarios municipales respondieron a una carta del Departamento de Justicia en la que se requerían pruebas de estar cumpliendo con las autoridades de inmigración. Foto: Creative Commons. 

Stepping-up the fight for immigrants

 06/21/2017 - 17:04
Abel Rodríguez, Cabrini University, Center on Immigration
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A Latino professor leads Philadelphia's first academic Center on Immigration issues.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:15pm
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With the Center on Immigration, Cabrini's goal is to become a regional leader in creating knowledge about issues that affect immigrant communities in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

Thousands of spectators take part in the 2017 "Pride" Festival in Philadelphia

 06/19/2017 - 14:57
The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus gave a huge performance during the Pride festival in Philadelphia Sunday. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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The largest celebration of LGBT pride in the region, attracting over 25,000 people each year

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 2:15pm
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The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus gave a huge performance during the Pride festival in Philadelphia Sunday. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News 

[OP-ED]: Pensar en el bien común, la razón fundamental para ayudar a los niños a que crezcan y den lo mejor de sí mismos

 06/19/2017 - 11:10
Alumnos de una escuela gestionada por la mezquita de Blikkiesdorp, un barrio de la periferia de Ciudad del Cabo, Sudáfrica. Linn Washington
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El pasado 16 de junio, Día de la Juventud, diversas protestas estallaron en varias ciudades de Sudáfrica. Dichas protestas sirvieron para recordar  los orígenes de esta importante celebración anual para el país.

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 8:00am
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Alumnos de una escuela gestionada por la mezquita de Blikkiesdorp, un barrio de la periferia de Ciudad del Cabo, Sudáfrica. Linn Washington

A night of networking and honoring during the Level Up closing reception at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

 06/19/2017 - 10:07
Local businesses strengthened their networking connections at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts this past weekend.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: La “N-word” y otros sinsentidos del Apartheid en América

 06/19/2017 - 09:11
Una Banca afuera de la Corte Suprema, en Ciudad del Cabo, Sudáfrica, recuerda el pasado que la mayoría de sudafricanos intentan superar para que no afecte su presente ni su futuro. Linn Washington
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Donald Trump lanzó su atrevida pero finalmente exitosa campaña para la presidencia de Estados Unidos en junio del 2015 con un discurso intolerante contra los mexicanos, en particular, y contra los latinos en general.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:15am
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Una Banca afuera de la Corte Suprema, en Ciudad del Cabo, Sudáfrica, recuerda el pasado que la mayoría de sudafricanos intentan superar para que no afecte su presente ni su futuro. Linn Washington

[OP-ED]: Seeing The Common Good In Helping All Children Grow Into Their Best

 06/19/2017 - 08:39
Children romp on only playground in Blikkiesdorp (Tin Can Town) a bleak relocation camp outside Cape Town composed to nearly 2,000 metal shacks arranged like a concentration camp. LBWPhoto

Showcasing the dining scene at the Old City Eats Block Party

 06/16/2017 - 12:47
The Cintron Trio added to the excitement of Cuba Libre's tropical Carnivale during the Old City Eats Block Party. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

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