Some of the worst racial violence in Los Angeles history occurred in June 1943 when American servicemen launched racially motivated attacks against Mexican American and black men who were wearing the oversized suits popular at the time.
While everybody remembers Martin Luther King Jr., few talk about the segregation that still haunts our communities.
Cuando todos conmemoran a Martin Luther King Jr., pocos hablan de la segregación aún latente en nuestras comunidades.
In a historic day for the nation's Republican heartland, the citizens of Alabama showed that no one could force them to vote for a partisan consensus, much less if it implies backing inappropriate behavior.
En una jornada histórica para el corazón Republicano de la nación, los ciudadanos de Alabama demostraron que nadie puede obligarles a votar por un consenso partidista, mucho menos si implica respaldar conductas inapropiadas.
Latinos and African-Americans are still the least represented groups in major American universities, despite being two of the most numerous communities in the nation.
Among the persons that provided poignant testimonials on positive benefits from DACA during the recent ceremony in Philadelphia’s City Hall commemorating the fifth anniversary of that fair-minded initiative instituted by former President Obama were two persons from countries that few ever connect with the controversy around undocumented immigrants in the United States.
Un nuevo día, un nuevo monumento al polémico Rizzo vandalizado en Filadelfia. Manifestantes de ambos bandos, a favor y en contra de este controvertido y corrosivo ex alcalde y comisario de policía de la ciudad, han sido convocados hoy para protestar frente a su estatua. Una de las manifestaciones tendrá lugar hoy lunes a las 4PM, mientras que la otra, convocada por los seguidores de Rizzo, ha sido denegada por el Ayuntamiento.
Another day, another controversial Rizzo monument vandalized in Philadelphia. Ralliers, both those in favor and those against the notoriously corrosive and prejudiced former police commissioner and Mayor, were set to protest today. One is set to occur at 4PM today, while the other, comprised of Rizzo's devotees, has been shut down by the City.
Congressman Adriano Espaillat (New York) and Rep. Dwight Evans of Pennsylvania have introduced a bill that will fight the resurgence of racial hatred in the United States.
El Congresista Adriano Espaillat (Nueva York) y el Representante de Pennsylvania Dwight Evans, han introducido una propuesta de Ley que luchará contra el resurgimiento del odio racial en Estados Unidos.
El futuro de la estatua del polémico ex comisario de policía y alcalde Frank Rizzo está en el banquillo, especialmente después de las manifestaciones de la semana pasada en Charlottesville, Virginia, que empezaron como una protesta en contra de la retirada de un monumento al general Confederado Robert E. Lee.
The future of a statue in the likeness of highly contentious former police commissioner and mayor Frank Rizzo is on the fritz, particularly after this past week’s rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia which began as a protest to keep a memorial to Confederate General Robert E. Lee from being removed.
Philadelphia City Councilman Derek Green credits the barrier breaking Latino lawyer and jurist Nelson Diaz as one of his key mentors.
A manifestation of white supremacists in Virginia reveals that words are the most sensitive weapon of politics.
Una manifestación de supremacistas blancos en Virginia deja al descubierto que las palabras son el arma más delicada de la política.
When people my age look back on their college days, they often recall being “starving” students. But, back in a time when it was possible to complete a university education with some scholarships, a modest student loan and a part-time job, few of my peers were ever truly hungry.
The 6th edition of this annual festival dedicated to black and independent film will bring to Philadelphia more than 60 films made by black producers.
News headlines are screaming about how fearful Latinos are due to moves the Trump administration is making toward stepping up deportations. These are valid concerns for many Hispanics, a majority of whom have acquaintances or family members who could be at risk.
The health reform in the Senate had not yet fallen when the Republican bench in the House of Representatives presented its fiscal proposal, a project that also divides the GOP.
Aún no se había caído la reforma sanitaria en el Senado cuando la bancada republicana de la Cámara de Representantes presentó su propuesta fiscal, un proyecto que también divide al partido del gobierno.
The main task ahead for Afro-descendants is to "make definitive progress to close the economic gap since, in Latin America and the Caribbean, poverty has a face and a color, according to the coordinator of the Network of Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women (RMAAD)
El drama que muchas mujeres viven en los burdeles de Ciudad Juárez visto por el lente de la artista hispana Ada Trillo.
Artist Ada Luisa Trillo’s latest exhibit, photographs in the brothels of Juarez, Mexico, examines how women become entangled in sex work and what can be done to get them where they want to be.
An exhibition at the Artspace 1241 gallery in Philadelphia explores the symbolism of sex from the point of view of four local artists.