The history of anti-Italian American bias manifests a blatant bigotry for the past 100 years. Long before the entertainment media chose Italian Americans as whipping boys the American press maligned them in news reports, columns and in cartoons. With the advent of movies, radio and TV programming the incidence of Italo-bashing has worsened. A forth...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition—the nation's largest Italian American anti-bias organization -- is taking "Don Jon" Director-Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt—ironically the son of parents who founded a once-famous Jewish national social justice organization—to task for stereotyping and denigrating Italian Americans and Jews in his new movie. "H...

by Manny Alfano   The Italian American One Voice Coalition through the efforts of Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assemblyman Ralph Caputo are pleased to announce the joint resolution dedicating the month of October as Italian American Heritage Month. The dedication will take place on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 at Two pm sharp in the...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition has added Wisconsin-based Johnsonville Foods to its "Wall of Shame". Johnsonville Foods has been singled out for continuing to air a commercial for its 'Family Brats' that features a character resembling Tony Soprano. The spot depicts a family barbeque and is riddled with worn out organized crime refere...

Members of the Italian American One Voice Coalition (www.iaovc.org) were pleased this past weekend to join the Mercer County Italian American Festival Association, New Jersey State Senator President Stephen Sweeney, and other dignitaries, in rededicating the Christopher Columbus statue at the Italian American Heritage Center in Hamilton Township....

IAOVC is asking all Italian American Defenders & Organizations to speak out with ONE United VOICE on Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm ET   AFLAC will not remove stereotypical commercial "Family Business," which portrays Italian Americans as mobsters. They will not acknowledge that these commercials are abo...

Italian American One Voice Coalition President Doctor Manny Alfano was please to join other prominent Italian American groups Thursday, October 22, 2015 in a special New Jersey State Senate ceremony designating October 'Italian American Heritage Month'. Dr. Alfano called it a great day and well past due.   Alfano was also afforded the v...

by Manny Alfano   Read article http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/de-blasio-accuses-cuomo-political-revenge-article-1.2276709 The front page of today's (Wednesday July 1) New York Daily News has pictures of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio with the headline "VENDETTA." They are both dressed like the stereotypical mo...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition invites you to their "IAOVC FORUM"PresentersManny Alfano ... How does IAOVC deal with the mediaAndre' DiMino ... Progress ReportFrank Cipolla TV Anchor and Radio Personality ... How to use twitterSaturday, May 16, 2015 ... Doors open at 10:30 amAt Vinnie's Pizzeria and Restaurant 414 Broad Street,...

The Nickelodeon film, about an Italian American teenager who turns to gang-related activities to impress his friends, is set to premiere in the U.S. on Monday (27May13), and bosses at the Italian American One Voice Coalition are urging parents to boycott the movie, claiming the project is racist and damaging to their heritage. Group president Mann...