In 1955 Parks refused to give up her seat on a racially segregated bus in Alabama - a key moment in the US civil rights moment. She received death threats and moved north to Detroit, where she briefly lived in the white clapboard house with relatives. After a legal dispute in the US the house is now on display in Italy. The US Congress has referred...

Tuesday September 1 at pm Pacific via Zoom. Register Here. Zoom link will be provided to attendees on Sunday. We have the rare privilege to host Anita Sanseverino from the East Coast this month to share the fascinating history of Naples. For Anita's full background, click here: Anita Sanseverino's Bio. Her presentation will focus on the illustrious...

Temitayo Ogunbiyi has clear memories of the neon fillings of the apology chocolates a 7-year-old girl gave to her after calling her a nigger on the school bus. She has clear memories of another girl who refused to touch her because she was afraid it would turn her black. She was raised in suburban Philadelphia. When she was asked to design a tempor...

“My funeral will be really beautiful because there will be words, more words, praise, people will recognize me as a great actor, because Italy’s a very beautiful country, but here you get to be appreciated only when you’re dead.” This was the great Antonio Griffo Focas Flavio Angelo Ducas Comneno Porfirigenito Gagliardi De Curtis of Bisanzio, bette...

Overlooking sparkling sea and overshadowed by Mount Vesuvius, the Italian city of Naples is a popular and evocative setting in popular culture. HBO’s acclaimed TV adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s best-selling Neapolitan novels returned to UK screens for its second series this summer. Its popularity follows that of Sky Atlantic’s Gomorrah. This series...

The best way to see Naples is on foot, and there’s a lot you can discover in a day, as many of the city’s attractions are located close to one another.  Here’s a walking tour of Naples in a day. Start at the city’s central railway station, Piazza Garibaldi, which is where you arrive if, for example, you’re getting to Naples from Rome for the day. F...

Paolo Sorrentino, the Oscar-winning Italian director, is to make a movie for Netflix in his hometown of Naples, reports Variety.Titled The Hand of God, the film will be written and directed by Sorrentino however, for now, little else is known about the project. The title of the movie is believed to be a reference to Argentinian footballer and forme...

Sarà un iter lungo e complesso. Occorrerà almeno un anno ma sabato c’è la data ufficiale di partenza per il riconoscimento Unesco del Culto e la Devozione di San Gennaro a Napoli e nel mondo quali patrimonio immateriale dell’Umanità. L’idea è di alcune importanti realtà cittadine, tutte autorevolissime e credibili. Il che fa ben sperare in una conc...

Una pizza su cui spicca la bandiera dell'Italia, un panino con quella degli Stati Uniti; sullo sfondo, il golfo di Napoli col Vesuvio. È questa la foto che si è aggiudicata il primo premio del contest del Consolato Generale degli Stati Uniti a Napoli, con tema l'amicizia tra gli Stati Uniti e il Sud Italia, lanciato su Facebook per festeggiare il 2...

The beach wedding is one of the most beautiful and imaginative solutions you can opt for. Naples with its breathtaking landscapes will give you the opportunity to organize the most beautiful day of your life. This article will give you some useful suggestions to make your dream come true. Getting married in Naples, the city of love The well-known w...