Italian American One Voice Coalition debuts second Columbus Day Video in new edition of “The One Voice Minute”

Oct 08, 2019 109

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“IAOVC”), America’s largest independent Italian American anti-bias organization, continues its new initiative highlighting interesting facts about the Italian American experience in America with concise, interesting and fact-filled videos. Dubbed “The ONE VOICE Minute” the latest edition is a second video about Columbus Day.

Columbus Day was first widely celebrated in 1892 on the 400th anniversary of the travels of Columbus that opened up this part of the world. Later it became a nationally recognized holiday, in part, to counteract the discrimination and denigration suffered by Italian Americans in the later 1890s and early 1900s.

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SOURCE: https://www.einnews.com

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