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Statement from Columbus Heritage Coalition June 12, 2020 For Italian-Americans, the Christopher Columbus statue is a deeply-rooted public celebration of our immigrant heritage and a public expression of pride for our culture, our past and our identity. The Columbus Heritage Coalition joins with our fellow citizens in the long-overdue public dialogue which is taking place...
I hope that you and your family are healthy and safe. It is a time for unity and support. Please take a moment to read the letter below from Francesco Genuardi, Console Generale d’Italia a New York.   The COVID-19 emergency has placed Italy and the United States before an unprecedented challenge. Italy and Italians...
Christopher Columbus likely encountered ‘marauding cannibals’ 500 years ago, shocking study says. From the New York Post. For years, researchers tried to prove that Christopher Columbus’ encounters with “cannibal marauders” during his trip to the Caribbean in 1492 were just myths. A new study, however, suggests that Columbus’ stories may have been the truth. The research, published...
Angelo Vivolo, President, Columbus Heritage Coalition, said, “Mother Cabrini was a selfless and charitable spirit whose hard work improved the lives of countless children, immigrants and poor New Yorkers. I am grateful for the Governor’s work to preserve the memory of Mother Cabrini for future generations. This statue will be a permanent located at the...
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