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A Day about Italians Should Be Called Just That

By John M. Viola, President, National Italian American Foundation For the past few years, as summer fades into autumn and October approaches, I’m inevitably inundated with calls from media to talk about the great elephant in the Italian¬†American room: Columbus … Continue reading

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Save Columbus Day!

By John. M Viola As many of you are already aware, Tuesday¬†marked a disappointing day for the Italian American community around the nation and most specifically in Seattle, Wash., because the City Council of Seattle voted unanimously to declare the … Continue reading

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