Italian American One Voice Coalition Secures Apology for Negative Stereotype of Italian American Women

Aug 19, 2023 127

The Italian American One Voice Coalition (“IAOVC”), America’s largest independent Italian American anti-bias organization, was recently contacted by listeners of KSHE Radio in St. Louis about a disparaging on-air comment about Italian American women made by KSHE morning host, A.D. Rowntree. IAOVC President, Andre’ DiMino contacted the management of KSHE and the CEO of its corporate owner Hubbard Radio.

He was immediately told that such negative stereotyping was unacceptable. DiMino relayed the following, “Our organization has been advised of this situation by your local audience. Such a blatant and intentional stereotype should not be allowed to be broadcast on your airwaves. This is unacceptable and should be publicly retracted with a public apology by A.D. Rowntree.”

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SOURCE: Italian American One Voice Coalition

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