White immigrants weren’t always considered white — and acceptable

Who, exactly, is white? The answer sounds obvious — we know a white person when we see one, we think. But when Italians poured into America in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they were not considered white upon arrival. A century later, though, when Teresa Giudice of The Real Housewives of New Jersey maniacally … Continue reading White immigrants weren’t always considered white — and acceptable