When Italian immigrants were ‘the other’

Italian immigrants to the United States faced severe discrimination from the dominant WASP culture.

American Author Falco says on CNN: If we better recalled this history, might it change how we think about today’s immigrants?

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/10/opinion/falco-italian-immigrants/index.html?hpt=hp_bn4

Italians were also discriminated against in this manner about a generation ago in places like Switzerland.

 

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s