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Philadelphia moves to dismantle Christopher Columbus statue

Philadelphia moves to dismantle Christopher Columbus statue

Mayor Jim Kenney announced in a Twitter post that Philadelphia is moving to dismantle the Christopher Columbus statue in Marconi Plaza on South Broad Street.

Read full article: Philadelphia moves to dismantle Christop...→
Philadelphia Officials To Seek Removal Of Christopher Columbus Statue At Marconi Plaza

Philadelphia Officials To Seek Removal Of Christopher Columbus Statue At Marconi Plaza

Mayor Jim Kenney announced Wednesday the city will ask the Philadelphia Art Commission to approve the removal of the statue on July 22.

Read full article: Philadelphia Officials To Seek Removal O...→
Columbus State Community College: Columbus Statue 'Not Consistent' with Our Values

Columbus State Community College: Columbus Statue 'Not Consistent' with Our Values

Columbus State Community College announced this week that they will remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from campus grounds. One college official said in a [...]

Read full article: Columbus State Community College: Columb...→
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'Flavortown': Thousands sign petition to rename Columbus, Ohio, after Guy Fieri's fictional food utopia

The petition comes amid backlash to the city’s public statues of Christopher Columbus, which Mayor Andrew J. Ginther recently described as a representation of [...]

Read full article: 'Flavortown': Thousands sign petition to...→
Petition calls for Columbus, Ohio, to be renamed 'Flavortown'

Petition calls for Columbus, Ohio, to be renamed 'Flavortown'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) -- The controversy over depictions of Christopher Columbus in Columbus, Ohio, has led to an online petition calling for the city to be

Read full article: Petition calls for Columbus, Ohio, to be...→
Lightfoot Doesn't Support Removing Chicago's Columbus Statues

Lightfoot Doesn't Support Removing Chicago's Columbus Statues

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot indicated Thursday that she does not support removing the city’s statues of Christopher Columbus, saying she felt it was time inst [...]

Read full article: Lightfoot Doesn't Support Removing Chica...→
Christopher Columbus statue in San Francisco removed this morning

Christopher Columbus statue in San Francisco removed this morning

Christopher Columbus is off on another voyage. Or at least a statue depicting the controversial explorer has gone packing.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus statue in San Franc...→
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Christopher Columbus statue in Houston vandalized 3 times in 1 week

Christopher Columbus statue in Houston vandalized 3 times in 1 week

This is the latest act of vandalism on the Christopher Columbus statue, who critics say should not be viewed as someone who 'discovered' America.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus statue in Houston v...→
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The use and abuse of history: Removal of statues means historically rudderless America

The use and abuse of history: Removal of statues means historically rudderless America

Two days ago, the mayor of Detroit ordered a bust of Christopher Columbus removed from its pedestal. It was a peaceful removal for the Italian-born discoverer [...]

Read full article: The use and abuse of history: Removal of...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Columbus statue in California Capitol to be removed, lawmakers call it 'out of place'

Columbus statue in California Capitol to be removed, lawmakers call it 'out of place'

Top California legislators on Tuesday said that the statue of Christopher Columbus in the state's Capitol building, which has been there since 1883, would be r [...]

Read full article: Columbus statue in California Capitol to...→
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Christopher Columbus Statue In Chester Covered By Blue Tarp

Christopher Columbus Statue In Chester Covered By Blue Tarp

The city of Chester has not returned calls from Eyewitness News about the statue or the decision to cover it.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus Statue In Chester C...→
Christopher Columbus Statue To Be Removed From Capitol Rotunda In Sacramento

Christopher Columbus Statue To Be Removed From Capitol Rotunda In Sacramento

California legislative leaders announced Tuesday that the statue of Queen Isabella and Christopher Columbus in the Capitol Rotunda will be removed.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus Statue To Be Remove...→
Should Louis IX Statue Come Down Next?

Should Louis IX Statue Come Down Next?

St. Louis just safely removed Christopher Columbus from Tower Grove Park. It could be worse: A statue of Christopher Columbus lost its head in Boston....

Read full article: Should Louis IX Statue Come Down Next?...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
The Christopher Columbus Statue in Tower Grove Park Has Come Down

The Christopher Columbus Statue in Tower Grove Park Has Come Down

Activists and concerned citizens across the country have been calling for the removal of public statues of questionable or offensive historical figures and jus [...]

Read full article: The Christopher Columbus Statue in Tower...→
Christopher Columbus bust in Detroit removed after mayoral order

Christopher Columbus bust in Detroit removed after mayoral order

The Detroit bust dedicated to Christopher Columbus was removed from its pedestal in downtown Detroit this morning

Read full article: Christopher Columbus bust in Detroit rem...→
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North End group says Columbus coming back

North End group says Columbus coming back

Christopher Columbus could once again show his face in a North End park where protesters last week beheaded a statue of the controversial Colonial-era explorer [...]

Read full article: North End group says Columbus coming bac...→
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Ohio Governor Not in Favor of Removing Columbus Statue

Ohio Governor Not in Favor of Removing Columbus Statue

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday that while he’s not in favor of the removal of statues of Christopher Columbus, he’s open to discussions that arise about pe [...]

Read full article: Ohio Governor Not in Favor of Removing C...→
Columbus statue in Worcester splashed with red paint

Columbus statue in Worcester splashed with red paint

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A statue of Christopher Columbus in Worcester was splashed with red paint and defaced with the word “genocide” early Tuesday morning,.. [...]

Read full article: Columbus statue in Worcester splashed wi...→
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Thousands sign petition to rename Columbus, Ohio to ‘Flavortown’ after native son Guy Fieri

Thousands sign petition to rename Columbus, Ohio to ‘Flavortown’ after native son Guy Fieri

(CNN) — The city of Columbus, Ohio, has already vowed to bring down its statue of Christopher Columbus. But thousands are hoping to erase the city’s...

Read full article: Thousands sign petition to rename Columb...→
San Francisco Removes Christopher Columbus Statue Before Black Lives Matter Destroys It

San Francisco Removes Christopher Columbus Statue Before Black Lives Matter Destroys It

The City of San Francisco removed a statue of Christopher Columbus on Thursday that Black Lives Matter protesters planned to destroy Friday.

Read full article: San Francisco Removes Christopher Columb...→
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Columbus, Ohio, to remove Christopher Columbus statue

Columbus, Ohio, to remove Christopher Columbus statue

The mayor of Columbus, Ohio, announced Thursday the city plans to remove the Christopher Columbus statue that stands in front of city hall in favor of “diversi [...]

Read full article: Columbus, Ohio, to remove Christopher Co...→
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What happens to Confederate statues after they’re removed?

What happens to Confederate statues after they’re removed?

Once the memorials to historical figures ranging from Robert E. Lee to Christopher Columbus are ripped from the plinths, public officials then need to figure o [...]

Read full article: What happens to Confederate statues afte...→
Tearing down statues in a rush of sanctimony | Letters

Tearing down statues in a rush of sanctimony | Letters

Christopher Columbus is now viewed as some kind of satanic character. Whose next on the hit list?

Read full article: Tearing down statues in a rush of sancti...→
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As Italian Americans in Boston debate the legacy of Christopher Columbus, some want his statue – recently beheaded – permanently gone

As Italian Americans in Boston debate the legacy of Christopher Columbus, some want his statue – recently beheaded – permanently gone

Some Italian Americans in Massachusetts are publicly casting the explorer as a symbol of white supremacy who touched off the decimation of indigenous peoples.

Read full article: As Italian Americans in Boston debate th...→
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California to remove Christopher Columbus statue from state Capitol

California to remove Christopher Columbus statue from state Capitol

A statue depicting Christopher Columbus that has been the centerpiece of the California Capitol rotunda since 1883 will be removed after legislative leaders de [...]

Read full article: California to remove Christopher Columbu...→
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Group demands removal of Christopher Columbus statue, renaming of park

Group demands removal of Christopher Columbus statue, renaming of park

Around 350 people have signed a petition on change.org calling for the removal of the Christopher Columbus monument.

Read full article: Group demands removal of Christopher Col...→
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City of Detroit removes Christopher Columbus statue from downtown as Black Lives Matter protests continue

City of Detroit removes Christopher Columbus statue from downtown as Black Lives Matter protests continue

The City of Detroit removed its 110-year-old Christopher Columbus statue on Monday. Mayor Mike Duggan ordered the removal of the statue, which has been standin [...]

Read full article: City of Detroit removes Christopher Colu...→
Chicago Statues Of Christopher Columbus, George Washington Hit With Spray Paint

Chicago Statues Of Christopher Columbus, George Washington Hit With Spray Paint

Vandals took aim at statues in Chicago parks this weekend – at least three were defaced in the last couple of days.

Read full article: Chicago Statues Of Christopher Columbus,...→
Now they’re coming for Jesus

Now they’re coming for Jesus

The movement bent on erasing all depictions of real and fictional folks, from Teddy Roosevelt and Christopher Columbus to Aunt Jemima, doesn’t go far enough fo [...]

Read full article: Now they’re coming for Jesus...→
Columbus Statue In Grant Park Covered In Plastic Wrap To 'Discourage Vandalism'

Columbus Statue In Grant Park Covered In Plastic Wrap To 'Discourage Vandalism'

The statue of Christopher Columbus in Grant Park was seen covered with plastic wrap Monday.

Read full article: Columbus Statue In Grant Park Covered In...→
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Petition Calls for Columbus, Ohio, to Be Renamed 'Flavortown' in Honor of Guy Fieri - Breitbart

Petition Calls for Columbus, Ohio, to Be Renamed 'Flavortown' in Honor of Guy Fieri - Breitbart

June 19 (UPI) -- The controversy over depictions of Christopher Columbus in Columbus, Ohio, has led to an online petition calling for the city to be renamed Fl [...]

Read full article: Petition Calls for Columbus, Ohio, to Be...→
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Hundreds protest in Queens for the removal of Christopher Columbus statue on Astoria Boulevard - amNewYork

More than a hundred people marched toward Astoria Boulevard on June 17 to denounce the Christopher Columbus statue as a “symbol of genocide” and demand

Read full article: Hundreds protest in Queens for the remov...→
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Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that statues of Christopher Columbus should not be torn down in response to the death of George Floyd, because it wo [...]

Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper ...→
Del. River Waterfront Covers Base of Penn's Landing Christopher Columbus Statue

Del. River Waterfront Covers Base of Penn's Landing Christopher Columbus Statue

The base of a second monument honoring Christopher Columbus is being hidden from view while its future is debated after the explorer became a focus of proteste [...]

Read full article: Del. River Waterfront Covers Base of Pen...→
Christopher Columbus statue erected in 1886 removed from St. Louis park

Christopher Columbus statue erected in 1886 removed from St. Louis park

A 134-year-old statue of Christopher Columbus has been removed from a St. Louis park, becoming the latest monument to be toppled amid national protests over Ge [...]

Read full article: Christopher Columbus statue erected in 1...→
Columbus as supremacist? Some with Italian roots reject him

Columbus as supremacist? Some with Italian roots reject him

A long-running battle over a statue of Christopher Columbus near Boston's historic North End neighborhood has often been framed as a contest pitting the city's [...]

Read full article: Columbus as supremacist? Some with Itali...→
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Christopher Columbus Statue to be Taken Down from California Capitol

Christopher Columbus Statue to be Taken Down from California Capitol

A statue of Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella will be removed from California's Capitol Rotunda, according to a report.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus Statue to be Taken ...→
Christopher Columbus Statue Removed from Missouri Park

Christopher Columbus Statue Removed from Missouri Park

A statue of the 15th-century explorer Christopher Columbus was removed from a St. Louis, Missouri, park on Tuesday.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus Statue Removed from...→
Detroit Removes 110-Year-Old Bust of Christopher Columbus

Detroit Removes 110-Year-Old Bust of Christopher Columbus

A bust of explorer Christopher Columbus was removed Monday from its base in downtown Detroit, Michigan, and placed in storage.

Read full article: Detroit Removes 110-Year-Old Bust of Chr...→
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Biden's Delaware Hometown Removes Statues of Columbus, Founding Father Caesar Rodney

Biden's Delaware Hometown Removes Statues of Columbus, Founding Father Caesar Rodney

(AP) — Officials in Delaware have removed a statute of Christopher Columbus and a statue of Caesar Rodney.

Read full article: Biden's Delaware Hometown Removes Statue...→
Houston’s Oft-Vandalized Columbus Statue Has Hand Lopped Off

Houston’s Oft-Vandalized Columbus Statue Has Hand Lopped Off

The left hand has been lopped off a 7-foot statue of Christopher Columbus that’s been a repeated target of vandals in a Houston park.

Read full article: Houston’s Oft-Vandalized Columbus Statue...→
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Philadelphia mayor blasts armed group ‘protecting’ Columbus statue

Philadelphia mayor blasts armed group ‘protecting’ Columbus statue

A group of people gathered around a statue of Christopher Columbus in south Philadelphia over the weekend, saying they intended to protect it from vandals amid [...]

Read full article: Philadelphia mayor blasts armed group ‘p...→
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Philadelphia moves to dismantle Christopher Columbus statue

Philadelphia moves to dismantle Christopher Columbus statue

Mayor Jim Kenney announced in a Twitter post that Philadelphia is moving to dismantle the Christopher Columbus statue in Marconi Plaza on South Broad Street.

Read full article: Philadelphia moves to dismantle Christop...→
Ohio Governor Not in Favor of Removing Columbus Statue

Ohio Governor Not in Favor of Removing Columbus Statue

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday that while he’s not in favor of the removal of statues of Christopher Columbus, he’s open to discussions that arise about pe [...]

Read full article: Ohio Governor Not in Favor of Removing C...→
Columbus State Community College: Columbus Statue 'Not Consistent' with Our Values

Columbus State Community College: Columbus Statue 'Not Consistent' with Our Values

Columbus State Community College announced this week that they will remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from campus grounds. One college official said in a [...]

Read full article: Columbus State Community College: Columb...→
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Columbus Statue In Grant Park Covered In Plastic Wrap To 'Discourage Vandalism'

Columbus Statue In Grant Park Covered In Plastic Wrap To 'Discourage Vandalism'

The statue of Christopher Columbus in Grant Park was seen covered with plastic wrap Monday.

Read full article: Columbus Statue In Grant Park Covered In...→
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Thousands sign petition to rename Columbus, Ohio to ‘Flavortown’ after native son Guy Fieri

Thousands sign petition to rename Columbus, Ohio to ‘Flavortown’ after native son Guy Fieri

(CNN) — The city of Columbus, Ohio, has already vowed to bring down its statue of Christopher Columbus. But thousands are hoping to erase the city’s...

Read full article: Thousands sign petition to rename Columb...→
Petition calls for Columbus, Ohio, to be renamed 'Flavortown'

Petition calls for Columbus, Ohio, to be renamed 'Flavortown'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) -- The controversy over depictions of Christopher Columbus in Columbus, Ohio, has led to an online petition calling for the city to be

Read full article: Petition calls for Columbus, Ohio, to be...→

Hundreds protest in Queens for the removal of Christopher Columbus statue on Astoria Boulevard - amNewYork

More than a hundred people marched toward Astoria Boulevard on June 17 to denounce the Christopher Columbus statue as a “symbol of genocide” and demand

Read full article: Hundreds protest in Queens for the remov...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Columbus, Ohio, to remove Christopher Columbus statue

Columbus, Ohio, to remove Christopher Columbus statue

The mayor of Columbus, Ohio, announced Thursday the city plans to remove the Christopher Columbus statue that stands in front of city hall in favor of “diversi [...]

Read full article: Columbus, Ohio, to remove Christopher Co...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus statue in San Francisco removed this morning

Christopher Columbus statue in San Francisco removed this morning

Christopher Columbus is off on another voyage. Or at least a statue depicting the controversial explorer has gone packing.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus statue in San Franc...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
The use and abuse of history: Removal of statues means historically rudderless America

The use and abuse of history: Removal of statues means historically rudderless America

Two days ago, the mayor of Detroit ordered a bust of Christopher Columbus removed from its pedestal. It was a peaceful removal for the Italian-born discoverer [...]

Read full article: The use and abuse of history: Removal of...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus statue erected in 1886 removed from St. Louis park

Christopher Columbus statue erected in 1886 removed from St. Louis park

A 134-year-old statue of Christopher Columbus has been removed from a St. Louis park, becoming the latest monument to be toppled amid national protests over Ge [...]

Read full article: Christopher Columbus statue erected in 1...→
As Italian Americans in Boston debate the legacy of Christopher Columbus, some want his statue – recently beheaded – permanently gone

As Italian Americans in Boston debate the legacy of Christopher Columbus, some want his statue – recently beheaded – permanently gone

Some Italian Americans in Massachusetts are publicly casting the explorer as a symbol of white supremacy who touched off the decimation of indigenous peoples.

Read full article: As Italian Americans in Boston debate th...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus Statue In Chester Covered By Blue Tarp

Christopher Columbus Statue In Chester Covered By Blue Tarp

The city of Chester has not returned calls from Eyewitness News about the statue or the decision to cover it.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus Statue In Chester C...→
Christopher Columbus Statue to be Taken Down from California Capitol

Christopher Columbus Statue to be Taken Down from California Capitol

A statue of Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella will be removed from California's Capitol Rotunda, according to a report.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus Statue to be Taken ...→
Should Louis IX Statue Come Down Next?

Should Louis IX Statue Come Down Next?

St. Louis just safely removed Christopher Columbus from Tower Grove Park. It could be worse: A statue of Christopher Columbus lost its head in Boston....

Read full article: Should Louis IX Statue Come Down Next?...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Detroit Removes 110-Year-Old Bust of Christopher Columbus

Detroit Removes 110-Year-Old Bust of Christopher Columbus

A bust of explorer Christopher Columbus was removed Monday from its base in downtown Detroit, Michigan, and placed in storage.

Read full article: Detroit Removes 110-Year-Old Bust of Chr...→
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Group demands removal of Christopher Columbus statue, renaming of park

Group demands removal of Christopher Columbus statue, renaming of park

Around 350 people have signed a petition on change.org calling for the removal of the Christopher Columbus monument.

Read full article: Group demands removal of Christopher Col...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus bust in Detroit removed after mayoral order

Christopher Columbus bust in Detroit removed after mayoral order

The Detroit bust dedicated to Christopher Columbus was removed from its pedestal in downtown Detroit this morning

Read full article: Christopher Columbus bust in Detroit rem...→
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Houston’s Oft-Vandalized Columbus Statue Has Hand Lopped Off

Houston’s Oft-Vandalized Columbus Statue Has Hand Lopped Off

The left hand has been lopped off a 7-foot statue of Christopher Columbus that’s been a repeated target of vandals in a Houston park.

Read full article: Houston’s Oft-Vandalized Columbus Statue...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Chicago Statues Of Christopher Columbus, George Washington Hit With Spray Paint

Chicago Statues Of Christopher Columbus, George Washington Hit With Spray Paint

Vandals took aim at statues in Chicago parks this weekend – at least three were defaced in the last couple of days.

Read full article: Chicago Statues Of Christopher Columbus,...→
Philadelphia Officials To Seek Removal Of Christopher Columbus Statue At Marconi Plaza

Philadelphia Officials To Seek Removal Of Christopher Columbus Statue At Marconi Plaza

Mayor Jim Kenney announced Wednesday the city will ask the Philadelphia Art Commission to approve the removal of the statue on July 22.

Read full article: Philadelphia Officials To Seek Removal O...→
Now they’re coming for Jesus

Now they’re coming for Jesus

The movement bent on erasing all depictions of real and fictional folks, from Teddy Roosevelt and Christopher Columbus to Aunt Jemima, doesn’t go far enough fo [...]

Read full article: Now they’re coming for Jesus...→
Columbus statue in Worcester splashed with red paint

Columbus statue in Worcester splashed with red paint

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A statue of Christopher Columbus in Worcester was splashed with red paint and defaced with the word “genocide” early Tuesday morning,.. [...]

Read full article: Columbus statue in Worcester splashed wi...→
  • #Christopher Columbus

'Flavortown': Thousands sign petition to rename Columbus, Ohio, after Guy Fieri's fictional food utopia

The petition comes amid backlash to the city’s public statues of Christopher Columbus, which Mayor Andrew J. Ginther recently described as a representation of [...]

Read full article: 'Flavortown': Thousands sign petition to...→
Petition Calls for Columbus, Ohio, to Be Renamed 'Flavortown' in Honor of Guy Fieri - Breitbart

Petition Calls for Columbus, Ohio, to Be Renamed 'Flavortown' in Honor of Guy Fieri - Breitbart

June 19 (UPI) -- The controversy over depictions of Christopher Columbus in Columbus, Ohio, has led to an online petition calling for the city to be renamed Fl [...]

Read full article: Petition Calls for Columbus, Ohio, to Be...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
San Francisco Removes Christopher Columbus Statue Before Black Lives Matter Destroys It

San Francisco Removes Christopher Columbus Statue Before Black Lives Matter Destroys It

The City of San Francisco removed a statue of Christopher Columbus on Thursday that Black Lives Matter protesters planned to destroy Friday.

Read full article: San Francisco Removes Christopher Columb...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Lightfoot Doesn't Support Removing Chicago's Columbus Statues

Lightfoot Doesn't Support Removing Chicago's Columbus Statues

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot indicated Thursday that she does not support removing the city’s statues of Christopher Columbus, saying she felt it was time inst [...]

Read full article: Lightfoot Doesn't Support Removing Chica...→
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that statues of Christopher Columbus should not be torn down in response to the death of George Floyd, because it wo [...]

Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper ...→
What happens to Confederate statues after they’re removed?

What happens to Confederate statues after they’re removed?

Once the memorials to historical figures ranging from Robert E. Lee to Christopher Columbus are ripped from the plinths, public officials then need to figure o [...]

Read full article: What happens to Confederate statues afte...→
Christopher Columbus statue in Houston vandalized 3 times in 1 week

Christopher Columbus statue in Houston vandalized 3 times in 1 week

This is the latest act of vandalism on the Christopher Columbus statue, who critics say should not be viewed as someone who 'discovered' America.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus statue in Houston v...→
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Del. River Waterfront Covers Base of Penn's Landing Christopher Columbus Statue

Del. River Waterfront Covers Base of Penn's Landing Christopher Columbus Statue

The base of a second monument honoring Christopher Columbus is being hidden from view while its future is debated after the explorer became a focus of proteste [...]

Read full article: Del. River Waterfront Covers Base of Pen...→
Tearing down statues in a rush of sanctimony | Letters

Tearing down statues in a rush of sanctimony | Letters

Christopher Columbus is now viewed as some kind of satanic character. Whose next on the hit list?

Read full article: Tearing down statues in a rush of sancti...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Columbus statue in California Capitol to be removed, lawmakers call it 'out of place'

Columbus statue in California Capitol to be removed, lawmakers call it 'out of place'

Top California legislators on Tuesday said that the statue of Christopher Columbus in the state's Capitol building, which has been there since 1883, would be r [...]

Read full article: Columbus statue in California Capitol to...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Columbus as supremacist? Some with Italian roots reject him

Columbus as supremacist? Some with Italian roots reject him

A long-running battle over a statue of Christopher Columbus near Boston's historic North End neighborhood has often been framed as a contest pitting the city's [...]

Read full article: Columbus as supremacist? Some with Itali...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
California to remove Christopher Columbus statue from state Capitol

California to remove Christopher Columbus statue from state Capitol

A statue depicting Christopher Columbus that has been the centerpiece of the California Capitol rotunda since 1883 will be removed after legislative leaders de [...]

Read full article: California to remove Christopher Columbu...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus Statue To Be Removed From Capitol Rotunda In Sacramento

Christopher Columbus Statue To Be Removed From Capitol Rotunda In Sacramento

California legislative leaders announced Tuesday that the statue of Queen Isabella and Christopher Columbus in the Capitol Rotunda will be removed.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus Statue To Be Remove...→
Christopher Columbus Statue Removed from Missouri Park

Christopher Columbus Statue Removed from Missouri Park

A statue of the 15th-century explorer Christopher Columbus was removed from a St. Louis, Missouri, park on Tuesday.

Read full article: Christopher Columbus Statue Removed from...→
The Christopher Columbus Statue in Tower Grove Park Has Come Down

The Christopher Columbus Statue in Tower Grove Park Has Come Down

Activists and concerned citizens across the country have been calling for the removal of public statues of questionable or offensive historical figures and jus [...]

Read full article: The Christopher Columbus Statue in Tower...→
Biden's Delaware Hometown Removes Statues of Columbus, Founding Father Caesar Rodney

Biden's Delaware Hometown Removes Statues of Columbus, Founding Father Caesar Rodney

(AP) — Officials in Delaware have removed a statute of Christopher Columbus and a statue of Caesar Rodney.

Read full article: Biden's Delaware Hometown Removes Statue...→
City of Detroit removes Christopher Columbus statue from downtown as Black Lives Matter protests continue

City of Detroit removes Christopher Columbus statue from downtown as Black Lives Matter protests continue

The City of Detroit removed its 110-year-old Christopher Columbus statue on Monday. Mayor Mike Duggan ordered the removal of the statue, which has been standin [...]

Read full article: City of Detroit removes Christopher Colu...→
North End group says Columbus coming back

North End group says Columbus coming back

Christopher Columbus could once again show his face in a North End park where protesters last week beheaded a statue of the controversial Colonial-era explorer [...]

Read full article: North End group says Columbus coming bac...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Philadelphia mayor blasts armed group ‘protecting’ Columbus statue

Philadelphia mayor blasts armed group ‘protecting’ Columbus statue

A group of people gathered around a statue of Christopher Columbus in south Philadelphia over the weekend, saying they intended to protect it from vandals amid [...]

Read full article: Philadelphia mayor blasts armed group ‘p...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Philadelphia moves to dismantle Christopher Columbus statue

Philadelphia moves to dismantle Christopher Columbus statue

Mayor Jim Kenney announced in a Twitter post that Philadelphia is moving to dismantle the Christopher Columbus statue in Marconi Plaza on South Broad Street.

Read full article: Philadelphia moves to dismantle Christop...→
Philadelphia Officials To Seek Removal Of Christopher Columbus Statue At Marconi Plaza

Philadelphia Officials To Seek Removal Of Christopher Columbus Statue At Marconi Plaza

Mayor Jim Kenney announced Wednesday the city will ask the Philadelphia Art Commission to approve the removal of the statue on July 22.

Read full article: Philadelphia Officials To Seek Removal O...→
Ohio Governor Not in Favor of Removing Columbus Statue

Ohio Governor Not in Favor of Removing Columbus Statue

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday that while he’s not in favor of the removal of statues of Christopher Columbus, he’s open to discussions that arise about pe [...]

Read full article: Ohio Governor Not in Favor of Removing C...→
Now they’re coming for Jesus

Now they’re coming for Jesus

The movement bent on erasing all depictions of real and fictional folks, from Teddy Roosevelt and Christopher Columbus to Aunt Jemima, doesn’t go far enough fo [...]

Read full article: Now they’re coming for Jesus...→
Columbus State Community College: Columbus Statue 'Not Consistent' with Our Values

Columbus State Community College: Columbus Statue 'Not Consistent' with Our Values

Columbus State Community College announced this week that they will remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from campus grounds. One college official said in a [...]

Read full article: Columbus State Community College: Columb...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Columbus statue in Worcester splashed with red paint

Columbus statue in Worcester splashed with red paint

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A statue of Christopher Columbus in Worcester was splashed with red paint and defaced with the word “genocide” early Tuesday morning,.. [...]

Read full article: Columbus statue in Worcester splashed wi...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Columbus Statue In Grant Park Covered In Plastic Wrap To 'Discourage Vandalism'

Columbus Statue In Grant Park Covered In Plastic Wrap To 'Discourage Vandalism'

The statue of Christopher Columbus in Grant Park was seen covered with plastic wrap Monday.

Read full article: Columbus Statue In Grant Park Covered In...→
  • #Christopher Columbus

'Flavortown': Thousands sign petition to rename Columbus, Ohio, after Guy Fieri's fictional food utopia

The petition comes amid backlash to the city’s public statues of Christopher Columbus, which Mayor Andrew J. Ginther recently described as a representation of [...]

Read full article: 'Flavortown': Thousands sign petition to...→
Thousands sign petition to rename Columbus, Ohio to ‘Flavortown’ after native son Guy Fieri

Thousands sign petition to rename Columbus, Ohio to ‘Flavortown’ after native son Guy Fieri

(CNN) — The city of Columbus, Ohio, has already vowed to bring down its statue of Christopher Columbus. But thousands are hoping to erase the city’s...

Read full article: Thousands sign petition to rename Columb...→
Petition Calls for Columbus, Ohio, to Be Renamed 'Flavortown' in Honor of Guy Fieri - Breitbart

Petition Calls for Columbus, Ohio, to Be Renamed 'Flavortown' in Honor of Guy Fieri - Breitbart

June 19 (UPI) -- The controversy over depictions of Christopher Columbus in Columbus, Ohio, has led to an online petition calling for the city to be renamed Fl [...]

Read full article: Petition Calls for Columbus, Ohio, to Be...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Petition calls for Columbus, Ohio, to be renamed 'Flavortown'

Petition calls for Columbus, Ohio, to be renamed 'Flavortown'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) -- The controversy over depictions of Christopher Columbus in Columbus, Ohio, has led to an online petition calling for the city to be

Read full article: Petition calls for Columbus, Ohio, to be...→
San Francisco Removes Christopher Columbus Statue Before Black Lives Matter Destroys It

San Francisco Removes Christopher Columbus Statue Before Black Lives Matter Destroys It

The City of San Francisco removed a statue of Christopher Columbus on Thursday that Black Lives Matter protesters planned to destroy Friday.

Read full article: San Francisco Removes Christopher Columb...→
  • #Christopher Columbus

Hundreds protest in Queens for the removal of Christopher Columbus statue on Astoria Boulevard - amNewYork

More than a hundred people marched toward Astoria Boulevard on June 17 to denounce the Christopher Columbus statue as a “symbol of genocide” and demand

Read full article: Hundreds protest in Queens for the remov...→
  • #Christopher Columbus
Lightfoot Doesn't Support Removing Chicago's Columbus Statues

Lightfoot Doesn't Support Removing Chicago's Columbus Statues

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot indicated Thursday that she does not support removing the city’s statues of Christopher Columbus, saying she felt it was time inst [...]

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Columbus, Ohio, to remove Christopher Columbus statue

Columbus, Ohio, to remove Christopher Columbus statue

The mayor of Columbus, Ohio, announced Thursday the city plans to remove the Christopher Columbus statue that stands in front of city hall in favor of “diversi [...]

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Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that statues of Christopher Columbus should not be torn down in response to the death of George Floyd, because it wo [...]

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Christopher Columbus statue in San Francisco removed this morning

Christopher Columbus statue in San Francisco removed this morning

Christopher Columbus is off on another voyage. Or at least a statue depicting the controversial explorer has gone packing.

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What happens to Confederate statues after they’re removed?

What happens to Confederate statues after they’re removed?

Once the memorials to historical figures ranging from Robert E. Lee to Christopher Columbus are ripped from the plinths, public officials then need to figure o [...]

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Christopher Columbus statue in Houston vandalized 3 times in 1 week

Christopher Columbus statue in Houston vandalized 3 times in 1 week

This is the latest act of vandalism on the Christopher Columbus statue, who critics say should not be viewed as someone who 'discovered' America.

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Del. River Waterfront Covers Base of Penn's Landing Christopher Columbus Statue

Del. River Waterfront Covers Base of Penn's Landing Christopher Columbus Statue

The base of a second monument honoring Christopher Columbus is being hidden from view while its future is debated after the explorer became a focus of proteste [...]

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The use and abuse of history: Removal of statues means historically rudderless America

The use and abuse of history: Removal of statues means historically rudderless America

Two days ago, the mayor of Detroit ordered a bust of Christopher Columbus removed from its pedestal. It was a peaceful removal for the Italian-born discoverer [...]

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Tearing down statues in a rush of sanctimony | Letters

Tearing down statues in a rush of sanctimony | Letters

Christopher Columbus is now viewed as some kind of satanic character. Whose next on the hit list?

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Christopher Columbus statue erected in 1886 removed from St. Louis park

Christopher Columbus statue erected in 1886 removed from St. Louis park

A 134-year-old statue of Christopher Columbus has been removed from a St. Louis park, becoming the latest monument to be toppled amid national protests over Ge [...]

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Columbus statue in California Capitol to be removed, lawmakers call it 'out of place'

Columbus statue in California Capitol to be removed, lawmakers call it 'out of place'

Top California legislators on Tuesday said that the statue of Christopher Columbus in the state's Capitol building, which has been there since 1883, would be r [...]

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As Italian Americans in Boston debate the legacy of Christopher Columbus, some want his statue – recently beheaded – permanently gone

As Italian Americans in Boston debate the legacy of Christopher Columbus, some want his statue – recently beheaded – permanently gone

Some Italian Americans in Massachusetts are publicly casting the explorer as a symbol of white supremacy who touched off the decimation of indigenous peoples.

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Columbus as supremacist? Some with Italian roots reject him

Columbus as supremacist? Some with Italian roots reject him

A long-running battle over a statue of Christopher Columbus near Boston's historic North End neighborhood has often been framed as a contest pitting the city's [...]

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Christopher Columbus Statue In Chester Covered By Blue Tarp

Christopher Columbus Statue In Chester Covered By Blue Tarp

The city of Chester has not returned calls from Eyewitness News about the statue or the decision to cover it.

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California to remove Christopher Columbus statue from state Capitol

California to remove Christopher Columbus statue from state Capitol

A statue depicting Christopher Columbus that has been the centerpiece of the California Capitol rotunda since 1883 will be removed after legislative leaders de [...]

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Christopher Columbus Statue to be Taken Down from California Capitol

Christopher Columbus Statue to be Taken Down from California Capitol

A statue of Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella will be removed from California's Capitol Rotunda, according to a report.

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Christopher Columbus Statue To Be Removed From Capitol Rotunda In Sacramento

Christopher Columbus Statue To Be Removed From Capitol Rotunda In Sacramento

California legislative leaders announced Tuesday that the statue of Queen Isabella and Christopher Columbus in the Capitol Rotunda will be removed.

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Christopher Columbus Statue Removed from Missouri Park

Christopher Columbus Statue Removed from Missouri Park

A statue of the 15th-century explorer Christopher Columbus was removed from a St. Louis, Missouri, park on Tuesday.

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Should Louis IX Statue Come Down Next?

Should Louis IX Statue Come Down Next?

St. Louis just safely removed Christopher Columbus from Tower Grove Park. It could be worse: A statue of Christopher Columbus lost its head in Boston....

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Detroit Removes 110-Year-Old Bust of Christopher Columbus

Detroit Removes 110-Year-Old Bust of Christopher Columbus

A bust of explorer Christopher Columbus was removed Monday from its base in downtown Detroit, Michigan, and placed in storage.

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The Christopher Columbus Statue in Tower Grove Park Has Come Down

The Christopher Columbus Statue in Tower Grove Park Has Come Down

Activists and concerned citizens across the country have been calling for the removal of public statues of questionable or offensive historical figures and jus [...]

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Group demands removal of Christopher Columbus statue, renaming of park

Group demands removal of Christopher Columbus statue, renaming of park

Around 350 people have signed a petition on change.org calling for the removal of the Christopher Columbus monument.

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Biden's Delaware Hometown Removes Statues of Columbus, Founding Father Caesar Rodney

Biden's Delaware Hometown Removes Statues of Columbus, Founding Father Caesar Rodney

(AP) — Officials in Delaware have removed a statute of Christopher Columbus and a statue of Caesar Rodney.

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Christopher Columbus bust in Detroit removed after mayoral order

Christopher Columbus bust in Detroit removed after mayoral order

The Detroit bust dedicated to Christopher Columbus was removed from its pedestal in downtown Detroit this morning

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City of Detroit removes Christopher Columbus statue from downtown as Black Lives Matter protests continue

City of Detroit removes Christopher Columbus statue from downtown as Black Lives Matter protests continue

The City of Detroit removed its 110-year-old Christopher Columbus statue on Monday. Mayor Mike Duggan ordered the removal of the statue, which has been standin [...]

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Houston’s Oft-Vandalized Columbus Statue Has Hand Lopped Off

Houston’s Oft-Vandalized Columbus Statue Has Hand Lopped Off

The left hand has been lopped off a 7-foot statue of Christopher Columbus that’s been a repeated target of vandals in a Houston park.

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North End group says Columbus coming back

North End group says Columbus coming back

Christopher Columbus could once again show his face in a North End park where protesters last week beheaded a statue of the controversial Colonial-era explorer [...]

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Chicago Statues Of Christopher Columbus, George Washington Hit With Spray Paint

Chicago Statues Of Christopher Columbus, George Washington Hit With Spray Paint

Vandals took aim at statues in Chicago parks this weekend – at least three were defaced in the last couple of days.

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Philadelphia mayor blasts armed group ‘protecting’ Columbus statue

Philadelphia mayor blasts armed group ‘protecting’ Columbus statue

A group of people gathered around a statue of Christopher Columbus in south Philadelphia over the weekend, saying they intended to protect it from vandals amid [...]

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