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Angelo Vivolo was recently interviewed for We The Italians. You can read the entire interview at this link: https://wetheitalians.com/interviews/angelo-vivolo-defending-columbus-italian-americans-and-italy
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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...
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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...
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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...
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To my fellow leaders in the Italian-American community – Having had the pleasure of recently working with the Andrea Bocelli Foundation, and Maestro Bocelli himself, I was shocked to learn that despite selling over 85 million albums worldwide – Andrea has never been the recipient of a Grammy award.   His #1 Billboard album, Si,...
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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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Italian at Brooklyn College In early October 2019, the three professors of Italian at Brooklyn College were informed that as of Spring semester 2020, Italian would no longer be offered at Brooklyn College. The three professors, in turn, would teach courses designated as Modern Language courses (MLAN) or English courses (ENG). Since the teaching of...
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