Intolerance Towards Italian Americans- the Life Lessons of Us vs. Them

An amazing story of how intolerance ingrained within our nation's roots - even for Italian Americans.  I never knew about the New Orleans mass lynching of Italian Americans in 1851.  I don't want to spread negativity but it's important to understand these actions and beliefs from the past to help us frame the present and make …

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A Girl from the Hill – Where it All Began

Once upon a time there was a skinny little olive-skinned girl with the big dark eyes and long, straight, chestnut hair. Dahlia Lydia Fiore was born in Burrillville, Rhode Island on the Fourth of July in 1924, the eighth of eight children - four boys, four girls. Her father Giovanni came to Providence, Rhode Island, …

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