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Standing Her Ground: Black Italian Minister Pulls Out Of Debate Due To Racist Slurs

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2013 | World

By Catherine Hornby ROME, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Italy's first black minister has pulled out of a debate with the anti-immigrant Northern L...

Italy's First Black Minister Demands Stop To 'Intolerable' Racism In Parliament

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | World

MILAN -- Italy's first black minister has demanded that the leader of the anti-immigrant Northern League political party put "a clear and sharp" stop ...

Bananas Thrown At Italy's First Black Minister

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2013 | World

ROME, July 27 (Reuters) - Italy's first black minister, a target of racist slurs since her appointment in April, has condemned a spectator who threw...

Death Threats Greet Italy's First Black Minister

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 08.19.2013 | World

ROME — Italy's first black Cabinet minister is facing Internet death threats before a visit to a region known for its anti-immigrant political b...

Backlash Against Black Minister Highlights Italy's Race Problem

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 07.01.2013 | World

ROME -- It was hailed as a giant step forward for racial integration in a country that has long been ill at ease with its growing immigrant classes. B...

Italy: Anti-Immigrant Sentiment Strong

NPR | By Sylvia Poggioli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Once a poor country that sent millions of its citizens abroad to find work, Italy now imports workers. The country has an aging population and low bir...

Italian Interior Secretary Calls For Ban On New Mosques

Daily Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME: A proposal by the anti-immigration party of Italian Interior Minister Roberto Maroni for a moratorium on the building of new mosques amid terror...