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Finding the Right Words?

(14 01 2018) Jerry Krase

A few days ago, while watching Al Jazeera, or was it the dreaded Russian Television Network during lunch, I was not at all surprised to hear that the most-articulate-ever...

While Calabria Burns

(11 01 2010) Judith Harris

“I came here to find Heaven. I found Hell”

Wise Men Melchior and Balthazar banned in northern Italian city.

(03 01 2010) Joseph Sciorra

A story about racism in contemporary Italy so absurd it could be true.

“Italians sunbathe as Gypsy girls drown.”

(24 07 2008) Joseph Sciorra

On vacation, Italy’s rightward turn haunts me.

Does misery love company? Italy’s Roma

(01 07 2008) Judith Harris

Few are more miserable these days than the Roma, or Gypsies, in Italy, whose camps are being bulldozed, whose shacks are being firebombed, and whose children now risk being...

The Race Debate in America and Italy: Shall We Do the Right Thing?

(11 06 2008) Ottorino Cappelli

While the first African-American clinches the nomination for president, some Italian-Americans join in the Lee-Eastwood feud over racial prejudices in America. At the same time,...

Mob Violence Against Gypsies in Naples

(15 05 2008) Ottorino Cappelli

Many Italians are making immigrants subject to the same nativistic prejudices, racism, and hate crimes that have harassed their grandparents and great grandparents in foreign...

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