Martha’s Vineyard schools will wipe Columbus Day from the calendar and celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Oct. 10, 2022. After an extensive presentation by Lisa Pimentel and Jocelyn Coleman Walton, co-chairs of the Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition (MVDC) education committee, the All-Island School Committee voted unanimously to establish Indi...

On Monday, June 20, the first Gala Dinner of We the Italians, the media company dedicated to the Italian American community, will be held at the Foreign Ministry Circle. Guests of honor will be members of the board of the National Italian American Foundation, the most important institution representing the 20 million Italian Americans. The gala din...

We Love Columbus NFT A Non Fungible Token to support We The Italians' initiatives in support of Christopher Columbus.On the occasion of We The Italians' first Gala Dinner, the "We love Columbus NFT" campaign in support of Christopher Columbus kicks off.The innovative initiative has created a gallery of NFTs dedicated to the great Italian navigator...

A federal court has ruled against a group of Italian-American women who sued New Haven in an attempt to force the city to return a statue of Christopher Columbus it removed from Wooster Square Park. The setback in court by the American Italian Women for Greater New Haven marks another milestone in New Haven’s forced exile of the famous navigator. T...

The Christopher Columbus and Discovery Park Task Force is putting out a “request for interest” from any groups in the community that want to acquire the controversial Chula Vista statue. “Any entity, organization, even an educational organization to be able to share potentially their interests for the statue,” explained Ricardo Medina, chair of the...

They might be tall and Italian like Bill de Blasio, but Big Apple monuments honoring Christopher Columbus are no longer getting round-the-clock police protection like the former mayor. The NYPD has quietly stopped its years-long practice of providing 24/7 bodyguard service for bronze sculptures in Manhattan’s Columbus Circle and Central Park honori...

The protagonist of this new interview is one of the most important personalities among those who deal with Italian emigration abroad. Ilaria Del Bianco was President of UNAIE, the National Union of Immigrant and Emigrant Associations. She is a member of the Bureau of the Council of Tuscans Abroad, and President of the "Lucchesi nel mondo" Associati...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“IAOVC”), America’s largest independent Italian American anti-bias and educational organization, to mark the 30th anniversary of its founding by Dr. Manny Alfano this coming September 2022. Dr. Alfano stated, “I am so pleased and humbled at the progress and growth of this organization.  Thirty years ago, I...

The lawsuit between Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) and the city of Pittsburgh regarding the fate of the Schenley Park Columbus statue is in the discovery process, and a rally was recently held at the historical site where protestors demanded that the tarps be removed from the monument. Judge John McVay, who is presiding over the suit,...

As you may remember, back in October MoreThanTheCurve.com reported that a Columbus statue that had been dedicated to the Borough of Conshohocken by the Italian American Community in 1970 was being stored in a public works’ parking lot off East Elm Street. The statue wasn’t removed from public view due to the recent controversy surrounding whether o...