Be thankful to your ancestors that got on that boat, landed here, and created the life you have today." Those are the words of Mickie Lava Clayton, a longtime leader in Denver's Italian community who passed away last November, less than a month after the 2010 Columbus Day Parade and all its attendant controversy. But those could be the words of a leader of almost any group in this country — any group whose ancestors came to this country... More >>>