|Gina.....just now saw this post..... |
I am really sorry, what with the move and all....been incredibly busy.
The history of the Italians here in America is a subject that I never learned
in school, not only how they were sometimes treated, but the great contributions made to this country by the Italian people......sad.
I to learned of our history by pursuing genealogy.
Not to sound like a bigot......but black history month is so well presented.
Not only in our schools, but in the public as well....yet Italian history month comes and goes without any fanfare........no public service anouncements detailing the great contributions and achievements.....no special classroom projects.......and we certainly don't teach basic Italian phrases during this month as they do with the Spanish.......in some way, there is still
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