INTERVIEWS  

The testimonies of Italian emigration to America (and to the world) are not just in the cities and in the countries where the lives of those who left developed after they landed. Even in Italy there is a (yet too small) network of museums regarding this topic, with an excellence standing: the Regional Museum of Emigration Pietro Conti in Gualdo Tad...

The 70's have been an important decade among the Italian Americans: a renewed sense of pride for their heritage grew through the community, and important organization were founded. One of these is NOIAW, the National Organization of Italian American Women. Aileen Riotto Sirey, Ph.D., is one of the founders and Chair Emerita of this beloved institu...

The United States have many Little Italy, not only in the larger and most famous cities. One of these less known is in San Diego, where the activities related to our country have a protagonist who, together with the community, represents Italy passionately and tirelessly. His name is Roberto Ruocco, and he explains us how even in Southern Californi...

Innovation in America has always been synonymous with Silicon Valley, but recently Harvard surpassed the legendary Californian area regarding the biotech industry: indeed, thanks to a new huge campus dedicated to entrepreneurship that will rival that of MIT, the Boston/Cambridge area is likely to become the main center of attraction of investments...

"I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore" used to say Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz". Well, today we actually are: we're in Kansas City, shared between Kansas and Missouri, where we meet the guest of our interview. Gino Serra is the Italian Honorary Vice Consul here. Even in the Midwest area, Italians left their mark and continue to do that, as...

Browsing the web from Italy searching for everything Italian in the USA, attending as many meetings as you can we you go there, talking and chatting with everyone who has something interesting about the Italian community in America, you end up recognizing a few names that constantly recur. Only a few, who - is easy to understand - have dedicated th...

Lately, Detroit has been several times in the news that describe the relations between Italy and the United States. The merger between Fiat and Chrysler, the default of the city, the feared risk of closure of the Italian Consulate have often brought in the foreground the city that once was the richest in America, while today lives a difficult momen...

In the United States there are 144 places named after Columbus: cities, towns, lakes, rivers, provinces, villages, townships, counties and of course the District of Columbia. America also has more than 200 statues, busts, monuments, memorials, bas reliefs dedicated to him; while it's impossible to count paintings and other artworks. Nevertheless, i...

No art more than cinema has helped to shape the relationship between Italy and the United States. Cinema has been for the relationship between the two countries a fundamental vehicle of cultural exchange, an imaginative means of historical and social description, and a very strong device of communication and mutual influence. Cinema is also one of...

At We the Italians, we've always been thankful to the American police. And through the years, several Italian Americans have traditionally been employed in protecting and serve, all over the US, particularly on the East Coast.   This is why we are proud and glad to be able to interview Inspector Joseph Gallucci, a decorated member of the NYPD Col...

L'emigrazione italiana toccò moltissime città statunitensi. Se è vero che la maggior parte degli italiani si stabilì sulla costa est, per ovvi motivi geografici, e se è vero che molti tra coloro che arrivarono fino alla costa ovest andarono a San Francisco, non furono pochi i nostri connazionali che si stabilirono nell'area di Los Angeles. Proprio...

Boston is home to many Italians. Either the new arrivals, young skilled professionals or students born in Italy and just recently landed in Massachusetts, and the Americans of Italian heritage, get their information about that area by a wonderful magazine, called "Bostoniano". Now the founder and editor of the magazine, Nicola Orichuia, is launchi...