Christopher Columbus


Chicago mayor caves to mob and removes Christopher Columbus statues

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered that two statues of Christopher Columbus be taken down after protesters attempting to knock down one of the monuments became violent with members of law enforcement last week

Collin Jones

Black Lives Matter protesters besiege Christopher Columbus statue in Chicago

An estimated 1,000 Black Lives Matter protesters gathered around the Christopher Columbus statue in Grant Park on Friday evening in an effort to tear it down.

Collin Jones

Christopher Columbus statues toppled by a mob of vandals in Baltimore

Protesters turned vandals tore down the statue of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore's Little Italy and dumped it into the harbour late Saturday.

Collin Jones

Barcelona mayor says Christopher Columbus statue will remain standing

Barcelona mayor Ada Colau has rejected proposals to remove the Christopher Columbus statue in the Spanish city. Calls were made by local activists to remove the monument to the Spanish explorer in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests worldwide.

Collin Jones

Activists call to change provincial name of British Columbia due to colonial past

British Columbia may be getting a makeover as many people are now calling for the province to be renamed, as the name doesn't honour the Indigenous people.

Quinn Patrick

Columbus bust ordered removed by Detroit mayor

A bust of Christopher Columbus was ordered to be removed from its pedestal in Detroit by Mayor Mike Duggan, in response to a series of protests.

Quinn Patrick

Christopher Columbus memorials beheaded and torn down

Protesters targeted statues of Christopher Columbus in Massachusetts and Virginia on Tuesday evening in protest of racial injustice.

Collin Jones