A goal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired hundreds of Philadelphians of different races, religions and ages at a Center City rally on April 4th – the 49th anniversary of King’s assassination – where they renewed the fight around an overlooked aspect of King’s advocacy: Silver Rights.
“This Puerto Rican Week, let’s celebrate our rich diversity and the positive impact that our Puerto Rican brothers and sisters have on our communities,” said Mayor Jim Kenney.
A law that could ensure that women are finally paid equally to men is in danger.
Según la administración municipal, Conrail, propietaria de los predios, violó normas sanitarias y de seguridad de la ciudad. La empresa tiene un plazo de 30 días para responder a la citación.
Two new Venezuelan Restaurants, “Tartareperia 18.64,” and “Puyero Venezuelan Flavor”, mark the latest addition to the rich Latino cuisine of Philadelphia. They are part of a revolution in the city’s cuisine that traces its roots almost 30 years ago.
Seth Williams "administrative" role in the District Attorney's Office is not making him any more popular.
El exgobernador de Pensilvania, Ed Rendell, reapareció esta semana para darle su bendición a Joe Khan, precanddiato demócrata para la Fiscalía.
Accusations of electioneering and voter fraud are surrounding the win of Emilio Vazquez for the 197th District special election.
Pese a que todavía existen brechas en temas como el acceso a la educación y la equidad salarial, miles de latinas están liderando los índices de acceso a educación superior y creación de empresas. AL DÍA News reconocerá este 12 de abril seis experiencias exitosas.
Overcoming all odds, Latinas are progressing almost twice as fast as their male counterparts in their community. AL DÍA News will honor them.
Los restaurantes venezolanos Tartarepería 18.64 y Puyero Venezuelan Flavor son las dos últimas incorporaciones a la rica oferta gastronómica latina de Filadelfia.
Mientras Nikki Johnson-Huston taconeaba en su camino a la oficina en la 15th y Market, de repente anheló una humeante taza de café Wawa para lograr sobrevivir a su pesada jornada de 9 a 5.
How raising money may be most members of City Council's part-time job.
A trip back to a time of truth, goodness, and beauty while celebrating the Cherry Blossom Festival.
The construction has begun. Philadelphia Museum of Art’s core project, designed by starchitect Frank Gehry, held a groundbreaking ceremony today.
A vast collection of antique vehicles and other equipment used by firefighters over three centuries.
Big Dreams of Vanessa Vasquez have become a reality. The Cuban/Colombian Soprano is one of the few winners of the National Audition competition at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
Pennsylvania commands a dubious distinction.
Pennsylvania is the state with the nation’s second highest total of structurally deficient bridges according to a Federal Highway Administration analysis updated earlier this year.
In a dialogue with AL DÍA News, the Philadelphia Fire Department leader spoke about the presence of Latinos in the organization and the importance of strengthening community relations to prevent emergencies.
Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia recognizes top entrepreneurs and gives your start-up pioneers advice.
Past a chalkboard that says, “Come inside to read a good book,” on one side and “Don’t be an asshole!” on the other, you come across a tattered SEPTA Union Strike poster from the early twentieth century, preserved underneath an equally withered-away lamination. A few cautious inches deep inside of this surreal time machine, a pillar manages to stand from the 1890s home of an anarchist feminist writer and speaker who lived near Drexel University.
The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.
El exmandatario de los mexicanos participará en un conversatorio organizado por el World Affairs Council of Philadelphia sobre el papel de Latinoamérica en el mundo actual.
Democratic candidate Emilio Vazquez won with just over 1,950 votes. Candidates Lucinda Little and Cheri Honkala reported alleged acts of electoral fraud.
El candidato demócrata Emilio Vázquez ganó con poco más de 1.950 votos. Las candidatas Lucinda Little y Cheri Honkala denunciaron presuntos hechos de fraude electoral.
The 50-page federal indictment released recently that charged Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams with 23 counts of corrupt misconduct did not reference an egregious injustice committed by Williams that revolved around defiant refusal to acknowledge grievous errors.