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Proposed Columbus Proclamation Sparks Outrage in Geneva’s Italian-American Community | New

by on October 5, 2021 0

GENEVA – Tony DiCostanzo readily recognizes that European colonization of the Americas is not without dark moments – from slavery to the loss of indigenous populations. However, DiCostanzo, president of Geneva Lodge 2397 of the Order of Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, doesn’t think it’s fair to blame Christopher Columbus, the explorer...

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The Wellesley Historical Society now has documentation on the town’s Italian-American community

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Wellesley is barely emerging from a years-long and often bitter battle between Indigenous Peoples Day and Indigenous Peoples Day, which officially ended last spring when the Board of Directors voted to replace Indigenous Peoples Day by Indigenous Peoples Day on the city calendar. It will be celebrated on the second Monday in October at...

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in progress in the Greek-American community | archives, community, events

by on October 2, 2021 0

UNTIL 31 OCTOBER STOCKBRIDGE, MA – Greek-American artist Peter D. Gerakaris’ mosaic installation of Neo-Byzantine Spotted Owls at the Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road in Stockbridge. Translated into mosaic by Miotto Mosaic Art Studios, the installation is part of the outdoor sculpture exhibition Taking Flight curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody. Concha Martinez...

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Playing Politics | Richmond Free Press

by on September 30, 2021 0

Another US government shutdown is imminent this week if Senate Republicans do not end their blockade of a deal to fund government operations beyond the last day of the federal fiscal year, September 30. While it’s easy to distract our attention from the train wreck that’s about to happen in Washington, we remind our...

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Another lost cause lost | Richmond Free Press

by on September 30, 2021 0

Self-proclaimed “very stable genius” and former social media influencer Donald Trump loves slavery and the lost cause of Robert E. Lee’s Confederacy defeat so much, he just can’t keep his ignorant mouth shut. On September 8, he said of Afghanistan: “What an embarrassment we suffer because we do not have the genius of a...

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