The Muslim community of Catalunya expressed on Monday its repulsion towards the terrorist attacks last Thursday. Hours earlier, Catalan police confirmed the death of the author of the attack on the Rambla, which killed 15 people and left more than 100 injured.
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.
The 70-year-old Olmos, a son of Mexican immigrants who was born in Los Angeles, broke ground for Hispanics in Hollywood and won two Golden Globe awards, one for "The Burning Season" and another for his role as Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in "Miami Vice."
“Elián,” a recently released documentary about the saga of Elián González, the little Cuban castaway that became a worldwide cause célèbre 17 years ago, is bringing back painful memories of the Cold War-induced bitter political battle between South Florida Cuban-Americans and Cubans on the island. At a time when President Trump seems poised to reverse Barack Obama’s measures and go back to a Cuba policy of hostility and irrationality, the film becomes even more distressing.
It is said that your perception is your reality. This truth is more important to understand than ever since some of us are living in a time when reality is skewed by perceptions shaped by falsehoods from people in power.
Between the first and the fourth of June, the city will celebrate the VII International Tango Festival in which dance figures will meet to teach Philadelphians the secrets of this South American music and dance, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the Unesco in 2009.
The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?
Yesterday's elections in France gave the victory to Emmanuel Macron, with 65.5% of the votes, transforming him into the youngest president in the history of the European country.
"La doble vida de Estela Carrillo", que se estrena este lunes por Univision, cuenta la historia de una indocumentada que llega a California con su hija y asume una identidad falsa para pretender que tiene documentos legales poder trabajar en el país.
"The double life of Estela Carrillo" tells the story of an undocumented woman who arrives in California with her daughter and assumes a false identity to claim that she has legal documents to work in the country.
The Representative of Florida and first Cuban-American elected to Congress has announced that she will retire, after 38 years in the position.
Black teachers make a difference.
I know because I attended a prestigious college-preparatory public high school in the heart of Chicago where approximately half of the teachers were black. They included my AP Biology teacher and AP English teacher, several of my art teachers, one of my history teachers, a chemistry teacher -- and probably many more I’m forgetting in the haze of the past quarter-century.
A ruling in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has prompted new discussions of workplace protection of LGBT employees.
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.
Extensive inquiries find no motive for Khalid Masood and senior officer says there is no intelligence to suggest more attacks are planned.
Uk Prime Minister Theresa May says Westminster assailant was British-born and known to the Bristish intelligence services. Eight arrested in six counter-terrorism raids in Birmingham and London this morning, with four confirmed dead in Westminster terror attack
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently issued a plea for greater student access to high-tech tools.
Immigration officials arrested Daniela Vargas, whose father and brother are also in custody, after she delivered a speech for undocumented migrants’ rights
Suffragettes, protesters, speakers and leaders - from Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey and Luisa Capetillo in the late 1800s to Mariposa Fernández and Monica Carrillo in our current times - since the beginning of the 20th century, women have had to fight for their place in society as equal individuals, in front of a oppressive masculine society and a convenient feminine one.
My two sons used to come home from a day at high school complaining that ludicrous accusations of racism were as common as the desks in the classrooms. I chalked it up to adolescent exaggeration.
After having spent the current academic year as a teacher surrounded by rowdy high-schoolers, I can attest that they were right.
In the hallways, at assemblies, in my classroom, “That’s racist!” was a common refrain for most of the early fall.
There is an emerging education trend I’ve noticed that will hopefully sweep the nation: Asking the adults in children’s lives to not bad-mouth themselves about math.
The first time I noticed it was several years ago at an orientation for parents at my younger son’s new middle school. The principal was trying to explain that the math standards on the statewide achievement test were going up and that it might be noticeable in work that was coming home at night.
A new study by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights advocacy organization, says that more than two-thirds of 2,000 teachers surveyed reported students -- mainly immigrants, children of immigrants and Muslims -- expressing concerns or fears about what might happen to them or their families during a Trump presidency.
Since the election, more than half of teachers have seen an increase in uncivil political discourse in their schools or classrooms, and more than one-third report having observed an increase in anti-Muslim or anti-immigrant sentiment.
On Monday, the Fifth Circuit Appeals Court ruled to uphold the block on President Obama’s November 2014 executive action on immigration. The result of the ruling has long been a forgone conclusion, but the delay in issuing the ruling is raising eyebrows.
group of teachers across the country is finishing the last grueling days of a
hard-core, brain-splitting, tear-inducing boot camp in science, technology, engineering
Chicago -- When the world seems to be shifting under your feet, sometimes it's hard to imagine that it'll settle in a good way. But two things happened last week that made me wonder whether I'm seeing some light at the end of the tunnel of gridlock that the nation has been crawling through.