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San Jose votes to boot Christopher Columbus from City Hall

Lawmakers set six-week deadline for removal of statue San Jose City Council voted Tuesday night to remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from the lobby of City Hall, responding to complaints in a longstanding argument about the Italian...Show More Summary

San Jose Votes to Relocate Christopher Columbus Statue Installed at City Hall

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

On Tuesday night, San Jose's City Council voted to relocate a statue of the Italian colonizer that has been standing in City Hall for years. The post San Jose Votes to Relocate Christopher Columbus Statue Installed at City Hall appeared first on Hyperallergic.

San Jose to remove Christopher Columbus statue within 6 weeks

In a vote late Tuesday night, the San Jose City Council set a six-week deadline for removing the controversial statue of the Italian colonizer from the lobby of City Hall, and the city is looking for a new home.

This Kid Called Out His Teacher For "Lying" About Christopher Columbus - and Just Wow

Up until recently, most people were under the impression that Christopher Columbus sailed across the ocean blue in 1492 and discovered America. And although we have an entire day to celebrate Christopher Columbus's "discoveries," it's...Show More Summary

SF supervisors consider taking Columbus’ day away

Christopher Columbus, who died 512 years ago, isn’t resting in peace. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is set to decide Tuesday whether to strip the debatable discoverer of his official day in San Francisco and rechristen the second...Show More Summary

history-of-fashion: 1519 Sebastiano del Piombo - Portrait of a...

last monthArts / Art History : Old Paint

history-of-fashion: 1519 Sebastiano del Piombo - Portrait of a Man, said to be Christopher Columbus

New York City to keep Christopher Columbus statue after 'hate' review

last monthArts : Artdaily

New York will keep its famed but controversial statue of Christopher Columbus following a review of "symbols of hate," as the United States debates tributes to figures whose legacies are increasingly questioned. Democratic Party Mayor...Show More Summary

Christopher Columbus’ Arrival Assures Natural Selection

Of course the natives died, they were scheduled to die, they would have died off as soon as anyone... This post Christopher Columbus’ Arrival Assures Natural Selection appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

How to Watch Home Alone This Holiday Season

For children of the '80s, John Hughes and Christopher Columbus' holiday burglary bonanza Home Alone is a classic. The film centers on Kevin (Macauley Culkin), the resident smart mouth of the massive McAllister family, who's accidentally left behind during their Christmas trip to Paris. It's not until... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Home Alone

The Battle (And Now A Petition) To Remove Statues In New York City

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

In a city with more than 800 public monuments, four in particular have irked artists and academics, who have signed a public petition. The 500 signatories are advocating for the removal of monuments of Christopher Columbus, James Marion Sims, Theodore Roosevelt and one adjoined honouring Philippe Pétain and Pierre Laval. “For too long, they have generated […]

Over 120 Prominent Artists and Scholars Call on NYC to Take Down Racist Monuments

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

In a letter to the Mayoral Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments, and Markers, the signatories advocate for the removal of monuments to Christopher Columbus, J. Marion Sims, and Teddy Roosevelt. The post Over 120 Prominent Artists and Scholars Call on NYC to Take Down Racist Monuments appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Columbus Crew controversy is best thing that could happen to MLS: World Soccer Talk Podcast

4 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 49, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • Why the Columbus Crew...Show More Summary

How 16th-Century European Mapmakers Described the World’s Oceans

According to medieval mapmakers, the world was made up of three continents ringed by narrow bodies of water. When the voyages of Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, and Ferdinand Magellan uncovered continents previously unknown to Europeans, this posed a major problem for those cartographers. Show More Summary

Trump defends Christopher Columbus statues to Heritage Foundation

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

First President Trump hailed the carved symbols of Confederate racism as “beautiful,” and now he’s defending statues dedicated to Christopher Columbus — the man responsible for genocide of North America’s indigenous people. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Social Sinks the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria

It’s been 525 years since Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue, and much like it was in his own time, people still aren’t sure how to feel about that. The post Social Sinks the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Christopher Columbus was no saint — and neither were the indigenous Americans

To the editor: Steven Hackel, a professor of history at UC Riverside, would have us believe that the indigenous peoples of the Americas in the 15th and 16th centuries were just sitting around peacefully. Such was hardly the case. (“Why L.A. is right to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples...

Ben Shapiro Apologizes And Deletes Racist Columbus Day Video For Its “Broad-Based Stereotyping”

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Yesterday Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire drew gasps on social media when it posted a Columbus Day video which depicted Native Americans as literal bloodthirsty cannibals who were saved from their own savagery by kindly Christopher Columbus, who bestowed literacy, science, and “not-scalping” upon them. Show More Summary

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