Christopher Columbus

  • Columbus Statue Focal Point for South Philly Right-Wingers

    June 16, 2020
    Philadelphia, PA – Marconi Plaza has served as the gathering site for right-wing South Philly residents this past weekend. Members of the crowd were predominantly of Italian-American heritage, reflecting the ethnic composition and culture of some of the surrounding neighborhoods. Two weeks ago the city…...
  • Philadelphia Police Threaten Unicorn Riot Reporter After Vigilante Assault

    June 14, 2020
    Philadelphia, PA – On Saturday evening dozens of armed vigilantes gathered in Marconi Plaza in South Philadelphia near a Christopher Columbus statue, ostensibly to “protect it” from vandalism. Several of the men assaulted our reporter on the scene and slashed his bike tires. Philadelphia police…...
  • Christopher Columbus Statue Toppled in Saint Paul

    June 11, 2020
    Saint Paul, MN – Joining a new nationwide cleanse of racist monuments, the Christoper Columbus statue at Minnesota’s Capitol building is one of the latest to be torn down. On Wednesday evening over a hundred people came to take part in toppling a statue of…...
  • Four Directions March Celebrates Denver’s Passage of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

    October 21, 2016
    Denver, CO – On Monday, October 3rd, 2016, the city of Denver permanently designated the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which is celebrated federally, and on a state level in Colorado, as Columbus Day. This decision came five days before the annual…...