Diana Lucarino-Diekmann

Contributing writer

IAMLA: the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles

March 2019
The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) accomplishes its mission of exploring and spotlighting the history and continuing contributions of Italian Americans in multi-ethnic Los Angeles and the U.S. through research, historic...


La festa di San Felice

February 2019
Civitanova del Sannio is a sleepy little town of about 900 people, compared to about 2,000 when my mom and dad lived there in the 30’s and 40’s. It is located in a central valley in southern Italy. In the years following WWII, the population...


America: Land of Liberty? Prejudice against Italians in the early 20th Century

January 2019
Gli immigrati italiani e la loro cultura hanno affrontato molte forme di discriminazione negli Stati Uniti all’inizio del XX secolo. Questa ostilità si è manifestata contro tutti gli italiani, ma soprattutto nei confronti dei meridionali originari...