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Columbus Day ouster from SF schools upsets Italian Americans – San Francisco Examiner


San Francisco Examiner

Columbus Day ouster from SF schools upsets Italian Americans
San Francisco Examiner
But the news apparently struck a chord with Italian Americans in Washington, D.C., who wrote a scathing letter Feb. 2 that singled out Board of Education Commissioner Matt Haney for his “particularly unsettling” comments about Christopher Columbus.


Remember how FDR vilified Italian-Americans during WWII when considering Trump’s Muslim ban – New York Daily News


New York Daily News

Remember how FDR vilified ItalianAmericans during WWII when considering Trump’s Muslim ban
New York Daily News
ItalianAmerican homes and businesses were confiscated; property was seized; newspapers ceased publishing; and draconian curfews were established. Fishermen were not permitted to sail their boats and earn a livelihood. Four ItalianAmericans …


Italian American football re-elects Leoluca Orlando as FIDAF president – American Football International


American Football International

Italian American football re-elects Leoluca Orlando as FIDAF president
American Football International
The Italian Federation of American Football (FIDAF) held its electoral National Assembly last month in Rome with the Secretary General of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) Dr. Roberto Fabbricini in attendance. The Hon. Leoluca Orlando …


Italian-American Heritage Club will screen ‘La Prima Cosa Bella’ at the library – New Jersey Hills

ItalianAmerican Heritage Club will screen ‘La Prima Cosa Bella’ at the library
New Jersey Hills
As part of its Italian Film Series, the ItalianAmerican Heritage Club of Hunterdon County will present the Italian film “La Prima Cosa Bella” (“The First Beautiful Thing”) at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, in the Hunterdon County Library Community Room


Meatless Monday: Italian American Reconciliation – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Meatless Monday: Italian American Reconciliation
Huffington Post
America and Italy have a lot in common. Both are relatively new. Italy only became a unified country in 1861. Both nations have dealt with serious economic downturns, a series of natural disasters, refugee issues and rich-as-Croesus controversial

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Quacinella: For Italian Americans, immigrant ban is personal – The Mercury News


The Mercury News

Quacinella: For Italian Americans, immigrant ban is personal
The Mercury News
For Italian Americans, this is personal, and not only because so many are either immigrants themselves or the first or second generation born in the United States, with deep ties to the immigrant experience of parents or grandparents who passed through


Handmade: Italian American Club spreads warmth – The Detroit News


The Detroit News

Handmade: Italian American Club spreads warmth
The Detroit News
The Italian American Club of Livonia has received much support from its surrounding community since its inception 40 years ago. As a “thank you,” the wives of some members are active participants in its Loving Hands and Hearts Knit and Crochet Group, …


Goodfellas, in Swissvale, offers plenty of traditional pub grub and Italian-American food – PGH City Paper


PGH City Paper

Goodfellas, in Swissvale, offers plenty of traditional pub grub and ItalianAmerican food
PGH City Paper
The menu has plenty of traditional pub grub and ItalianAmerican food, which, in Pittsburgh, are categories already heavily fused: burgers, fried finger foods and pieorgies don’t come from Italy, but they’re perfectly at home on a menu with wedding


Authors to speak on Italian-American jazz history at Oak Park library – Chicago Tribune

Authors to speak on ItalianAmerican jazz history at Oak Park library
Chicago Tribune
The authors of a book on ItalianAmerican jazz musicians will give a presentation Feb. 11 at the Oak Park Public Library in honor of the centennial of the first jazz record. Bill Dal Cerro and David Anthony Witter, journalists, teachers and authors of


A Letter To Italian Americans – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

A Letter To Italian Americans
Huffington Post
Italian Americans are a proud people. We are proud of our contributions to science. Doubly so, we are proud of our contributions to art. Our culture is world renowned. We’re Latin (or, at least, we used to be in the United States). In fact, we seem to