Italian Americans

Politics
The New York governor said the phrase "n****r w*ps" on the air, citing a New York Times article.
Entertainment
Italian-American real estate developer Mario Segale leased property to Nintendo back in the '70s.
Opinion
The explorer's holiday — and his statues — must go.
Entertainment
The singer revealed the correct pronunciation while promoting her new album "Sweetener."
Food & Drink
A lot of Italians don't approve of America's spaghetti and meatballs. Here's why that doesn't really matter.
Culture & Arts
Antonio Petracca, White CLoud Temple (1998), wood molding, oil on canvas attached to wood and screws, 72 x 12 inches But
New York
It's a habit he's never been able to break, even at age 90. He wakes up early and hits the day hard - cutting his lawn with
Food & Drink
Sometimes the greatest food creations come from adapting to necessity.
Parenting
It wasn't until I was married did I truly understand and appreciate the lessons my dad taught me. He taught me basic tenets and expectations which had a huge impact on the person I have become.
Post 50
One of the last eyewitnesses to what it was actually like to be an Italian-American in Little Italy after World War II is being evicted by the very repository of this rich history, The Italian American Museum. It would be laughable, were it not so tragic. Evict her? They should hire her.
Chicago
Conenna's son John, now the President of Venus Travel recalls the hardworking father who tirelessly kept long hours.
Queer Voices
I imagine some of you may relate to feeling like an outsider at some point in your life. Some of you may feel enormous social pressure to conform to what others expect of you. Those that expect you to alter yourself may be your own family, ethnic community, and friends.
Politics
We can honor Italians for their music, their culture, the unsurpassed art and phenomenal food. But, does it really harm those who would do so if we also respect the Pietro Alonzo Ninos, Norsemen -- and (Ms.) Freydises too?
Entertainment
What a ride it has been for the famous New Jersey native, age 63. From satirist to commercial kingpin to, most recently, radio talk show host, Piscopo has cracked the code on how to formulate all things re-inventive.
Sports
It's much more subtle than with Kobe, or Pirlo, but was that our peak? Do we average people, too, experience this phenomena
Parenting
When I was a baby, my mom had a well-deserved night out with friends. Upon my mother's return, she found me fast asleep in a diaper held together by electrical tape. Hence my dad's parenting credo: You may not do everything perfectly as a parent, but as long as the job got done and no one got hurt, it's all good. And really, more than anything, I'm just grateful he used electrical tape and not a staple gun.
Travel
Brazilians are "getting out of dodge" during the World Cup. A very close friend and soccer soul mate of my husband's, who's Brazilian, whose family lives in Brazil, virtually said the same thing. "Don't go to Brazil," he wrote us in an email. "Don't go." But going we are.
New York
The Pascales are the few people who can light that flame of hope through their beautiful and touching stories, especially during this grim time of capitalism that overshadows individuals' basic rights and needs.
Politics
This November, Democrats will have chance to reconnect with ethnic voters and win support from them while still courting other key groups. It is not an either-or proposition.
Post 50
When my mom blows out the candles on her 95th birthday this Tuesday, she'll be buoyed by the joy that marked her early years in the Basile household.