Italian Senator Calls Country's 1st Black Cabinet Minister ‘Orangutan’

Italian Senator Roberto Calderoli feels uncomfortable around immigrants and black people. So can you blame him for telling the country that Integration Minister Cecile Kyenge, the country's first black cabinet minister, reminds him of an orangutan? It was just an innocent observation! » 7/15/13 10:25am 7/15/13 10:25am

Italy’s First Black National Officer Faced Shitty Facebook Racism

When Prime Minister Enrico Letta offered to make Congo-born medical doctor Cécile Kyenge the country’s first black national official ever by appointing her to be minister of integration, it should have signaled a new era of political diversity in Italy. After all, the country’s immigrant population is growing,… » 6/23/13 2:30pm 6/23/13 2:30pm