Italy's first black minister, targete...

Italy's first black minister, targeted by racist taunts, seeks change to overcome ignorance

There are 1 comment on the The Hamilton Spectator story from May 3, 2013, titled Italy's first black minister, targeted by racist taunts, seeks change to overcome ignorance. In it, The Hamilton Spectator reports that:

ROME Italy's first black Cabinet minister, targeted by racist slurs following her appointment last week, said Friday that Italians aren't racist but that some are merely ignorant of other cultures and the "richness" that immigration can bring.

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Uncle Francis

Silver Spring, MD

#1 May 3, 2013
During my visit to Rome last year I met many very nice Italians, including those who worked at the hotel where I stayed. So I extend conratlations to Madame Cecile Kashetu Kyenge and wish her a very productive and happy tenure as the Italian Integraton Minister.

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