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Written by: Esteban Cabrera Date: Aug 9th 2019 Philadelphia, PA: Texas y Ohio se convirtieron en los últimos escenarios de odio explícito en contra de los latinos en EEUU. El presunto criminal de Texas había elaborado un manifiesto para “matar tantos mexicanos como le fuera posible”. El miedo se ha expandido entre todas las comunidades latinas […]

Written by: RUSS O’REILLY Date: Aug 13th 2019 Starting in the fall of 2020, children who were in the foster care system will be able to go to college tuition free. Gov. Tom Wolf signed the Fostering Independence Through Education Act on June 28, which waives tuition for youth who were in foster care at […]

Che Guerrero has always had a great knack for conveying one of his signature jokes about being undocumented for over 20 years. In the joke version of his life, his arrival to the United States is met with arguments from his mother about wearing sweaters to blend in. In real life, Guerrero, his sister, China […]

Author: The PLS Reporter/Wednesday, August 7, 2019 Democrats again appealed to Gov. Tom Wolf Wednesday to call a special session on gun control, following recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, as well as sustained gun violence in Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley. At least one Republican has joined that call, with Rep. Wendi Thomas […]

Written by USALA Media, 7/29/2019 Philadelphia, Pa. Cherron Perry-Thomas is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities (DACO). Cherron’s interest in healthy lifestyle choices begin at an early age growing up in Memphis, TN. Another “health agent” for change, she founded a marketing and sales company to promote natural and sustainable brands to […]

July 29th 2019 Justice secretary, who is supposed to replace the US territory’s scandal-hit governor when he steps down this week, has announced that she does not want the job as the island’s political crisis deepens. Wanda Vazquez said in a Twitter post on Sunday that she had informed Governor Ricardo Rossello, adding that she hoped […]

Written by Stephen Caruso, 7/25/2019. Surrounded by law enforcement officials from the county to federal level, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the addition of the Pennsylvania State Police to a growing network of allies with an aim to track guns used in crimes. “Our response calls for an all-hands-on-deck approach,” Shapiro said Wednesday, of addressing the […]

“Chill and Jam” at The Nomads Festival Heather Maxwell Posted August 23rd, 2017 Comments are closed Every year in mid-March, the International Nomads Festival brings people from around the world to the desert town of M’hamid el Ghizlane. They gather to celebrate nomadic life of the Sahara desert. For three days and nights, the town is abuzz with […]

By Steve Bittenbender, July 18, 2019 Pennsylvania is at particular risk of an undercount in the 2020 Census. This potential undercount could be due to: a disproportionately older population that is likely to struggle with online collection of responses; large rural areas with limited broad band access; and a high proportion of traditionally hard-to-count communities. According to a […]

By Alyssa Biederman Date July 2, 2019 HARRISBURG, Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf has commuted the sentence of the brother of prize-winning author John Edgar Wideman in a 1975 killing, clearing the way for his release. Robert Wideman was sentenced to life without parole in a case that was the subject of his older brother’s 1984 acclaimed memoir, […]