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Donald Trump posing with a taco bowl from The Trump Tower Grill on Cinco de Mayo. Source: His own Instagram account. 
"I know that not all of you are hateful. I know that not every registered Republican is hateful. I know that not every conservative thinker is hateful. I know that not every White person is hateful. However, those of you who supported Trump all became enablers of hate."

[OP-ED]: Los votantes Latinos de Trump me han fallado a mí, a nosotros y a ellos mismos.

 11/14/2016 - 05:02
Donald Trump posa frente a un bol de tacos en el The Trump Tower Grill on Cinco de Mayo. Fuente: su propia cuenta de Instagram. 

"Sé que no todos ustedes son rencorosos, sé que no todos los Repúblicanos son deplorables, sé que no todos los conservadores son aborrecibles, sé que no todos los hombres Blancos son odiosos, pero aquellos de ustedes que apoyaron a Trump se transformaron en facilitadores del odio."

[OP-ED]: [email protected] Trump Voters Have Failed Me, Us, and Themselves

 11/13/2016 - 16:47
Donald Trump posing with a taco bowl from The Trump Tower Grill on Cinco de Mayo. Source: His own Instagram account. 

"I know that not all of you are hateful. I know that not every registered Republican is hateful. I know that not every conservative thinker is hateful. I know that not every White person is hateful. However, those of you who supported Trump all became enablers of hate."

La actriz y abogada Diane Guerrero hace campaña y se sincera con AL DÍA News

 09/27/2016 - 18:22

Guerrero visita a voluntarios y miembros de Equality Pennsylvania antes de tocar puertas el 24 de septiembre del año 2016, y nos da una mirada exclusiva en la obra que ha hecho y lo que espera a lograr más allá Orange Is The New Black y Jane The Virgin.

Actress and advocate Diane Guerrero canvasses and gets candid in Philadelphia

 09/25/2016 - 20:22

Guerrero visited Equality Pennsylvania canvassers before they left to knock doors on September 24th 2016, and gave us an exclusive look into the work she has done and hopes to achieve beyond Orange Is The New Black and Jane The Virgin.

Michelle Obama addresses La Salle University

 09/30/2016 - 09:45

First Lady Michelle Obama wasn’t scheduled to speak at La Salle University until noon on Wednesday, September 28, but according to students and security, the eager crowd was lining up outside the arena as early as midnight the night before. Although Obama was not there on her own behalf—she is one of Hillary Clinton’s chosen campaign surrogates, and will spend the weeks leading up to the election speaking in swing states to the merits of her husband’s former rival—the excitement in the mostly young, very diverse crowd was palpable.

Plain Text Author: 
Liliana Frankel

[OP-ED]: 100 años de ciudadanía estadounidense: ¿qué significa para los Portorriqueños?

 08/10/2016 - 09:26
A nation within a nation, "possessed and unwanted", as author Juan Gonzales writes in his book "Harvest of Empire," the diaspora boricua celebrates with pride their culture in the land of adoption, the United States of America.

Nos gustaría averiguarlo nosotros mismos.

Por esta razón, AL DÍA lanzó la semana pasada uno de los proyectos editoriales más excitantes en los 25 años de historia de este medio de comunicación independiente, fundado y dirigido por periodistas. Un medio ubicado aquí mismo, en Filadelfia, el segundo mayor enclave de la diáspora portorriqueña en los EEUU. 

[OP-ED]: 100 years of U.S. citizenship: What Does it mean for Puerto Ricans?

 08/09/2016 - 14:17
A nation within a nation, "possessed and unwanted", as author Juan Gonzales writes in his book "Harvest of Empire," the diaspora boricua celebrates with pride their culture in the land of adoption, the United States of America.

We would like to find out ourselves...

That is why AL DÍA launched last week one of the most exciting editorial projects during our 25 years of existence as an independent news outlet —owned and operated by journalists— here in Philadelphia, home to the second largest settlement of the large Puerto Rican Diáspora in the U.S.

Taking advantage of the DNC2016, which was hosted in our city the final week of July, AL DÍA launched an unique editorial crowd-sourcing project to document an untold, undocumented story: 

‘Vamos a luchar hasta alcanzar el triunfo’

 08/02/2016 - 17:19
Activistas durante la manifestación en apoyo a políticas que puedan prevenir la violencia de armas en el país.  Michelle Severino/AL DÍA News

Miembros del Congreso de EE.UU. y sobrevivientes a la violencia de armas se reunieron durante el segundo día de la Convención Nacional Demócrata en Logan Circle, en el Benjamin Franklin Parkway de Filadelfia, en lo que fue una reunión en apoyo a políticas que puedan implementar la prevención contra la violencia de armas en el país.

Philadelphia examines crisis in Puerto Rico

 08/01/2016 - 17:34
Protests in Philadelphia continue.

In a packed auditorium inside of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, community leaders, activists and guests lined up to attend the special event, Latino Politics: Philadelphia and Puerto Rico. During the impressive panel discussion, notable community leaders discussed the rich and unique history shared between Puerto Rico and Philadelphia.

Plain Text Author: 
Jamila Johnson

Day Three of the DNC

 07/28/2016 - 14:02
Barack Obama speaks to the audience at the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

Day three of the Democratric National Convention was not without its one-liners and the occasional outbursts from the audience. Wednesday evening was considered the "passing of the baton" from current President Barack Obama to Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. The main theme of the third night of the convention was mainly focused on gun control, global warming and national security.

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg used his time on the podium to take a couple swipes at Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Plain Text Author: 
Peter Fitzpatrick

Immigration reform is not just a Latino issue

 07/28/2016 - 12:08
Immigration reform is not just a Latino issue

The conversation surrounding social justice can no longer be framed as black, white or brown. That was the message from activists who gathered on day three of the Democratic National Convention to talk about the militarization of police and how to better unify otherwise disparate communities.

“The police most certainly pit black and brown communities against each other,” says Carmen Perez, co-founder of Justice League NYC and executive director of the Gathering for Justice.

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