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Project Northstar, a tech conference organized by Black & Brown Founders in partnership with the city to take place this October, seeks to highlight and amplify the work of Black and Latinx entrepreneurs.

The sweet taste from the South: a gift from Chile to Philadelphia

 10/16/2017 - 13:32
Christina Lista (D) y Miriam Borja-Fisher (I), junto con representantes de la Cámara Chileno-Americana de Comercio de Filadelfia, en el encuentro de comercio Fruittrade, en Casapiedra, Santiago de Chile, 27 de Septiembre del 2017.Yamily Habib/AL DÍA News.

Have you ever wondered where those strawberries in your breakfast come from? Or the papayas, mangoes and pineapples that make fantastic smoothies? We are frequently used to buying fruits without realizing that we have access to some that are not produced in our country or that normally grow in summer and yet we can buy them in winter without a problem. We only notice the label that we must remove - with some nuisance, to be honest - every time we wash it and that timidly reads "Chile".

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[OP-ED]: New Analysis Confirms What Philadelphia Officials Deny: Racist Policing

 10/09/2017 - 10:14
Race targeted policing is not exclusive to Philadelphia. Prejudicial policing in London (in photo) and Paris spark persistent protests. LBW Photo

The avalanche of news last week from that vile rampage in Las Vegas to more repugnant ooze from President Trump – like his unseemly antics in hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico – buried a disturbing local news item about a prejudice-stained police practice in Philadelphia.

Puertorriqueños de Filadelfia lanzan campaña para ayudar a damnificados en la isla

 09/21/2017 - 12:01
Detalle de un árbol caído por el paso del huracán María este miércoles 20 de septiembre, en San Juan, Puerto Rico.

La organización Concilio, junto a líderes sociales y políticos de la comunidad, pondrá en marcha la campaña UnidosPa'PR con la que buscan reunir dinero para apoyar las labores humanitarias en Puerto Rico tras el paso del huracán María. 

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