New York Times Feature Story - Italian-Americans Coming into their Own.

Italian-Americans as viewed by the New York Times – The Original 1983 Feature Article

A Lookback to the Original NYT Cover Story from May of 1983 My Maternal and Paternal Grandparents were the epitome of the hard-working, blue-collar immigrants that personified the hopes and dreams of the early 20th Century Italian-American diaspora. Frank and Mary Esposito, my mother’s parents, became the quintessential success story…

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The Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson Joe Rogan Podcast About Columbus

One of the many things I admire about Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is that he has the ability to take the knowledge and concepts in his brilliant mind, and translate them easily into terms for the average person to consider. JRE host Joe Rogan was stunned when Dr. Tyson stated…

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Columbus Day is about Self-Determination.

Columbus Day is actually about Self-Determination

How history is taught in our public schools is a serious matter. As a child develops into an adult, the ability to hold rational public discourse using factual references as supporting data becomes an important skill. The ability to sort out truth from disinformation is a powerful asset, but children…

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DOCUMENTARY: Italian American Internment During World War II

Michael Angelo DiLauro presents the documentary “Prisoners Among Us Italian American Identity and WWII”, narrated by Tony Lo Bianco. This excellent film focuses on the historical events and experiences of the Italian diaspora in America up to and throughout World War 2. It covers the Italian American Internment, and includes…

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