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.
A day or so after Sonia Sotomayor’s biography, “My Beloved World” was released, I got a call from a New York Times reporter asking me how well the book would sell. She jumped in to the first question: “Why don’t Latinos read?”
"Nexos 2," the exhibition inaugurating the gallery of the Dominican Commission of Culture until Aug. 29, is a chance to connect Dominican artists of the diaspora with others who live and work in the Caribbean island.
The visit of the American president to the French capital, as a guest of honor at the celebrations commemorating the storming of the Bastille, represents the meeting between two radically opposed governments.
Junior Pastor and youth leader Jorge Garcia is an intricate part of the his Ministry. His spiritual leadership is sorely missed.
The fourth edition of eMerge Americas will be held in Miami Beach starting on June 12 and will feature speakers such as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. The forum is aiming to make Miami the meeting place for Latin American entrepreneurs and US investors.
These days, when friends ask how I’m doing, I give them an honest answer. I say, “I’m struggling.”
America as divided as ever after first 100 days of Trump Presidency, as reported in The Guardian
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.
17 schools in Philadelphia at risk for losing state grant according to City Controller.
Michael Gannon, a renowned historian and Hispanist who specialized in Florida history and the state"s Spanish colonial period, has died, the University of Florida said Wednesday. He was 89.
Starting small projects in public service can go a long way in a person's political career
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.
Oddities from the world of medicine on display
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently issued a plea for greater student access to high-tech tools.
If you were to read biology professor Bill Schutt’s new book “Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History,” you’d have lots to talk about at the dinner table.
There are, for instance, sections on how cannibalism is portrayed in popular culture, news stories and historical texts. Schutt investigates -- with dark humor -- how cannibalism works within different animal species and how it’s understood by humans of different nations, cultures and religions. Somehow he makes the subject fascinating, rather than gruesome.
The consequences of slavery to education both in Brazil and in the USA is the scenery for Baobab Flowers, a film directed by the Brazilian filmmaker Gabriela Watson.
To hear Richard Reeves tell it, the upper middle class is fast becoming the bane of American society. Its members have entrenched themselves just below the top 1 percent and protect their privileged position through public policy and private behavior. Americans cherish the belief that they live in a mobile society, where hard work and imagination are rewarded. The upper middle class is destroying this faith, because it’s impeding poorer Americans from getting ahead.
El Programa 19130 honra la diversidad.
19130 program honors diversity.
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
Hold your breath for Latino members of the Illinois high school class of 2026. Who knows what recent changes in how they are to be taught will do for them.
Or to them.
Looking back on it, I just don’t know how I made it in.
Growing up at Addison and Lincoln there was no question where I wanted to go to high school: the gorgeous, ivy-covered walls of Albert G. Lane Technical High School up the street at Addison and Western.
The place where, every time I mentioned it, older folks would say "that place, yeah, my brother went there…before they let girls in."