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As current president of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, and someone who has been blessed to call Tommy Lasorda a close friend for more than 30 years because of it, I was deeply saddened this week as we lost another American hero. The Hall of Fame began as an Italian American Boxing Hall of Fame in 1977, founded by George Randazzo...

Since 1991, the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast supported hundreds of Italian entrepreneurs in approaching the American market. Through its initiatives, the Chamber has opened the path for many companies that eventually created subsidiaries in the United States and generated several hundred jobs over the course of the last 30 years.IACC...

Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon is the special guest for the ninth episode of the Italian American Baseball Foundation Spaghetti & Baseballs Facebook Livesteam on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 8:15 pm (ET). Co-hosts Chris Colabello and Natalie Spedaliere have welcomed the likes of Frank Catalanotto, Anthony Iapoce, Mike Napoli, John Franco, ...

Maya, a 21-year-old woman living in New York City, chuckles that she was “still very much in utero” when HBO’s The Sopranos premiered in early 1999. After watching (and rewatching) the series between her senior year of high school and freshman year at college, she started a Twitter page — sopranos out of context — to share screenshots from the show...

It's a tried and true parental tactic to hold up an example of someone whose behavior a child should attempt to emulate, leaving so many of us with the question of why can't you be more like so-and-so rattling around our brains long after childhood ends. For film producer Regina K. Scully, the message was just a bit different than usual. "My mom wo...

I was well into adulthood before I realized that I was an American. Of course, I had been born in America and had lived there all of my life, but somehow it never occurred to me that just being a citizen of the United States meant I was an American. Americans were people who ate peanut butter and jelly on mushy white bread that came out of plastic...

We like the idea of combining Americans’ fresh mentality with our Italian taste, and with that unique ability, typical of those born and raised in our beautiful country, to think outside the box.” With films hailing from more than 70 countries around the world, the festival has featured over 4,500 films since March 2019. “We listen to the artists,...

Valarie D’Elia, Travel With Val, an award-winning travel journalist, who specializes in Italy and ancestral travel programming is seeking input from Italian-Americans who are doing something significant to honor their ancestry, for consideration to be featured in a documentary with the working title “Saving Southern Italy.”  D'Elia is one of eight...

Many express surprise at the characterization of Christopher Columbus as the first civil rights activist of the Americas.  This may be expected, given the steady diet of falsehoods propagated by Columbus’s detractors, the sinister axis of cultural majoritarians who have fulfilled the promise of Marxist crusader Rudolf Dutschke of a “long march thro...

Filitalia International & Foundation, in collaborazione con la sezione chapter Filitalia di Salerno e il “Progetto Biblioteca Digitale: aggregazione e inclusione sociale nella nuova biblioteca di comunità”, organizza l’evento di presentazione del libro “La Cultura Orizzontale” di G. Solimine e G. Zanchini, Bari, Laterza 2020 previsto per venerdì 22...

On December 11, 2020, Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, the outgoing Archbishop of Naples, Italy, announced that he was opening a case on the beatification of King Francesco II of the Two Sicilies. If approved, the Vatican will begin an investigation into the “heroic virtues” of the King, which is the first step towards canonization; His Majesty will then...

Sunday, January 17th, 5 pm ET – 2 pm PT. Place: ZOOM a casa tua. Bring your own favorite antipasto and Italian wine. Event is open to all. Advance registration is required. Register Here. You will receive a confirmation with an event link. Carissimi Amici, the past year has been challenging for all of us...so it's time to celebrate good news! Joe B...