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Stairway To Heaven: Joe Colombo’s Great Civil Rights Crusade, 1971 – New York Daily News

Stairway To Heaven: Joe Colombo’s Great Civil Rights Crusade, 1971
New York Daily News
The freshly minted ItalianAmerican Civil Rights League got to work in April, coincidentally enough just minutes after one of Colombo’s three sons, 23-year-old Joseph Jr., was charged with melting down coins for resale as silver ingots. Suddenly there


Italian American Museum to Expand After Demolition and Two-Year Closure – DNAinfo


DNAinfo

Italian American Museum to Expand After Demolition and Two-Year Closure
DNAinfo
LITTLE ITALY — The Italian American Museum will shutter for two years as its home at the corner of Mulberry and Grand streets is replaced with a larger structure including residential and retail space. The Oved Group and Nexus Building Development
Italian American Museum Sells Building For $14.8 Million; Larger Museum Planned in New BuildingThe Lo-Down

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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.


Meatless Monday: Italian American Reconciliation | The Huffington … – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Meatless Monday: Italian American Reconciliation | The Huffington …
Huffington Post
Ciao. I am just back from Milan, have gotten over jet lag and am ready to celebrate National Italian Food Day (it’s a thing, okay?). America and It…

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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, …


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