In the late 1800s and at the beginning of the 1900s started great migrations from Europe to America. Most Italians who came to America were from the poorer parts of Sicily, Campania, Calabria and Abruzzo. Americans back then saw Italians as not so good fit to their democratic society; they were given the worst jobs. […]
Janet Napolitano may be as familiar face in Florence, Italy, as she is in Florence, Ariz. The selection of “Janet, the Italian sheriff” – as the daily La Stampa put it – to become the nation’s next Homeland Security secretary sparked interest and excitement in the country from which Napolitano’s grandfather emigrated from in the […]
The Italians are deeply rooted in the religion of Christianity. Now, with Pope Francis being Italian himself, that bond has been stronger than ever. There have been a lot of debates regarding the role of religion in society. Both factions of the argument have a lot of good points, though both sides also have flaws. […]
Stereotyping is among the top issues that Italian-American face today. Efforts have been, and are currently, being implemented to greatly lessen this issue or finally put an end to it. And the people who are behind it are those that are being affected themselves.