The Italian-American actor Alfred James Pacino celebrated the 80 birthday recently. Better known as Al Pacino, he has conquered the cinemas and hearts of people around the world in the past decades. The actor is now considered as one of the greatest professionals of this generation in the industry and his roles are distinctive. Pacino was nominated for an Academy Award nine times. It took a long time until he […]
The Real Difference Between Italian and Italian-American Food
people think about the food of Italy, most of the time they’d think about
chicken parmesan, pepperoni pizza, and garlic bread. All of the meals, as
mentioned above, are actual hybrid food that combines American and Italian
cuisine. These foods were made up by immigrants that went to the United States
from America. They used the ingredients from the US
to cook the food. What popular culture has […]
Famous Italian Americans in Politics
America is a land of immigrants. People from all the origins
work together to make this country better. In every field, you’d see different
origin people working side by side to get glory to America. Politics is no
different. Not too long ago, we saw first African American to swear in as the
president of the United States. America is known for giving equal opportunities
to every person. Your talent and […]
Stereotypes can be a widespread occurrence in the industry of film and television. They often highlight perceived characteristics of specific races when it comes to how they speak, act, look like, or even how they react in certain situations. Some familiar stereotypes are smart and strict Asians, kind-to-a-fault Canadians, and on occasion, overly-romantic and sensual Frenchmen.
Italian Americans in films
Similar to other cultures and races, there are also various
The lynching of the Italian Americans was a sad tale in the history of the US, and everything began when 11 Italians in New Orleans were murdered brutally. The mob was triggered by being accused of killing a police chief. In the history of the United States, there has never been a single mass lynching that has resulted in as many casualties.
The Sicilian peasants during the mid-19th
century left […]
Dedicated to maintain and preserve the rich history of Italian immigrants, the Italian American Museum was once located in the former “Banca Stabile”, is a building closely tied to the past of Little Italy’s community. Having outgrown the old building of “Banca Stabile”, the Italian American Museum is now in the process of moving into its new home. The museum, who purchased the “Banca Stabile” building in 2008, sold it […]
Television is in the heart of every city in America. Most of the information that is seen on television dramas and shows are spun to cater to the audience. While many of the facts that are covered on the shows might not be accurate, there is something that you can learn from these shows. The Italian American population in America drove
television producers to cater to the growing audience. As an […]
Our concluding part of unearthing the greatest Italian-American sportsmen and sportswomen that there has ever been once again looks into the careers of some of America’s best athletes. Already we have seen names such as Joe DiMaggio, Joe Montana and Rocky Marciano. And in this blog we talk about Tony Esposito, Mike Piazza and Lou Ferrigno.
Lou Ferrigno is probably more famous for playing the Incredible Hulk, but in Ferrigno’s […]
The second part of our blog to unearth some of the greatest Italian-American sporting personalities focuses on more great athletes who have shook America with their sporting prowess. In part one we touched on some famous names from the past; Joe DiMaggio, Joe Montana and the great Rocky Marciano. In this blog we start with the world of motor racing and Mario Andretti.
One of the greatest Italian-born Americans to […]
There is a long tradition of Italian-American sportsmen in all avenues of American sport. And the peculiar thing about this is that most of the sports they achieved success in are not particularly that popular in Italy. In fact, some sports such as baseball are not even played in Italy.
But the fact is most of these sportsmen and sportswomen are second and third generation Italian-Americans and not new immigrants from […]