Sometimes I’m lucky to meet great Italian Americans spread all over the country, who show their passion about Italy, their commitment about celebrating and representing the Italian American community, their loyalty to both the nations they belong to, America and Italy. Today we have with us one of these fine gentlemen, Robert J. DiBiase. Bob is the...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (IAOVC) congratulates the 2018 Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade Grand Marshal Andre’ Di Mino.  IAOVC President Manny Alfano stated, “Andre’ Di Mino is a very important leader and communicator of the Italian American cause to eliminate stereotyping. His service has not ever been surpassed and his mission...

Italian American One Voice Coalition Executive Board Members Andre DiMino and Frank Cipolla late last week conducted a major presentation before members of the Writers Guild of America East Chapter at the guild's Manhattan offices. "This was a major opportunity to educate important TV and movie script writers on the many facets of Italian American...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“ONE VOICE”), a nationwide coalition of anti-bias activists, is vehemently opposed to a casting call for perpetuating a negative stereotype of Israelis and Italians.  The casting call, posted on castingnetworks.com, states “Looking for Israelis and Italian Actors that are not ashamed to admit they can be an...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“IAOVC”) Board of Directors has announced its 2018 membership drive to be launched on social media by Envoy Social, a social media consultancy. President and Founder Dr. Manny Alfano stated, “If this Coalition is to become a force to be reckoned with, it needs the support of a large membership of defenders....

The statue stands in a small park near a strip of businesses owned primarily by blacks and Latinos. The 6-foot tall monument to Christopher Columbus was erected in Long Branch's Slocum Park in 1961, when the city was predominantly white. More than half a century later, the city has seen an influx of Latino immigrants, and at least one Hispanic grou...

Manny Alfano of Bloomfield is a man on a two-pronged mission. Through his organization, Italian American One Voice Coalition, or IAOVC, he fights the stereotyping of Italian-Americans and attacks on Christopher Columbus, whose namesake holiday will be observed next month. "We are judging a 15th century explorer by 21st century standards," said Alfa...

Gene Antonio,VP & Manny Alfano Pres. of the Italian/American One Voice Coalition presenting the UNA VOCE (One Voice) award and the New Jersey Legislature Resolution to Pres. William Schievella of the Italian/American Police Society of New Jersey, which was originally given at a recent meeting of The New Jersey Legislature. The UNA VOCE Award (one v...

Anthony Scaramucci hasn’t even officially started his White House job, but he’s already captured a lot of attention — and helped perpetuate negative stereotypes about Italian-Americans. An advocacy group pushed back against Scaramucci’s performance a week after President Donald Trump chose him to lead his communications team and a day after he unle...

The Italian American One Voice Coalition today placed ‘Saturday Night Live’, Executive Producer Lorne Michaels and the SNL writing staff in the One Voice ‘Hall of Shame’. The placement followed a blatantly anti-Italian comedy skit on a recent SNL. “The slurs used during this so-called comedy skit have not been heard on network TV in decades and sho...