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[OP-ED]: No, America is not facing a race war

 05/25/2017 - 09:21
Whites are already seeing the descendants of some Asian and Latino immigrants as being similar to them. Consequently, whites treat them as white. This ‘whitening’ process will only increase in the future.”
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For the past decade, the narrative of an upcoming Hispanic demographic tsunami has been alternately energizing and scaring people into believing that America will eventually become Latinized beyond recognition. 

Don’t worry, it isn’t going to happen.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:00am
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Whites are already seeing the descendants of some Asian and Latino immigrants as being similar to them. Consequently, whites treat them as white. This ‘whitening’ process will only increase in the future.”

Pennovation: How Can You Make Philadelphia Better ?

 05/23/2017 - 06:03
Fresh Box team members with the Franklin Prize judges, Kat Rosqueta, and Julie Franklin. Photo: Penn University
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The first edition of the Franklin Social Innovation Prize is aimed to promote non-profit initiatives among Penn students and recent graduates. 

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:30am
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Fresh Box team members with the Franklin Prize judges, Kat Rosqueta, and Julie Franklin. Photo: Penn University

A Party with a few friends - The Honorable Nelson Diaz' 70 Birthday Celebration

 05/21/2017 - 21:10
The Honorable Nelson Diaz speaks to the audience who attended his 70th Birthday reception at Taller Puertorriqueno this past Friday.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Lamp in the street, darkness in the house: President Trump’s first trip abroad

 05/19/2017 - 14:44
Donald Trump begins his first international tour on Friday with the objectives of proposing an "Arab NATO" and connecting with his European allies. EFE/Michael Reynolds
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Leaving the White House in one of the most critical circumstances over the last few decades, President Donald Trump has kicked off his first trip overseas, as planned.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Donald Trump begins his first international tour on Friday with the objectives of proposing an "Arab NATO" and connecting with his European allies. EFE/Michael Reynolds

Luz de la calle, oscuridad de la casa: el primer viaje al extranjero del Presidente Donald Trump

 05/19/2017 - 14:23
Donald Trump inicia este viernes su primera gira internacional, con los objetivos de proponer una "OTAN árabe" y conectar con sus aliados europeos. EFE/Michael Reynolds
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Dejando la Casa Blanca en una de las circunstancias más críticas durante las últimas décadas, el Presidente Donald Trump ha dado inicio a su primer viaje al extranjero, tal como lo tenía planificado.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Donald Trump inicia este viernes su primera gira internacional, con los objetivos de proponer una "OTAN árabe" y conectar con sus aliados europeos. EFE/Michael Reynolds

One Nation, Two Trumps

 04/28/2017 - 03:53
Trump supporters at Berkeley University, CA. Photo: EFE/JOHN G. MABANGLO

America as divided as ever after first 100 days of Trump Presidency, as reported in The Guardian

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Friday, April 28, 2017 - 3:45am
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Trump supporters at Berkeley University, CA. Photo: EFE/JOHN G. MABANGLO

Which cities have the most severe income inequality, class segregation, and unaffordable housing?

 04/14/2017 - 03:45
The New Urban Crisis is most severe across the Boston-New York corridor and on the West Coast—especially around San Francisco and Los Angeles. Photo:  A view of L.A/ Wikimedia

Alex Lora: "No politician is safe"

 04/12/2017 - 07:27
Photo provided on Apr. 11, 2017 showing Mexican singer Alex Lora during an interview with EFE in Mexico City on Apr. 5, 2017. EFE/Denisse Torres
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Alex Lora marks 48 years as Mexico's rock'n'roll idol.His songs have criticized many Mexican presidents and some Americans too.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:15am
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Photo provided on Apr. 11, 2017 showing Mexican singer Alex Lora during an interview with EFE in Mexico City on Apr. 5, 2017. EFE/Denisse Torres

Mapping the History of Latino Urban Riots

 04/12/2017 - 03:46
An African-American youth at a segregated drinking fountain in Halifax, North Carolina, in 1938. Photo: John Vachon for U.S. Farm Security Administration - Library of Congress.
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Urban rebellions in the United States are largely seen as the byproduct of African American rage. Thus, some Latinos might feel embarrassed that identical outbreaks of violence have occurred in the community.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 3:30am
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An African-American youth at a segregated drinking fountain in Halifax, North Carolina, in 1938. Photo: John Vachon for U.S. Farm Security Administration - Library of Congress.

Freshly Baked Reggaeton Singer In Philadelphia

 04/07/2017 - 12:26
Christian Martinez performs at La Boom nightclub in N.Y.C.

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