Italian-American Groups Call For Christopher Columbus Statue In Columbus Circle To Be LandmarkedThe statue has been the subject of recent controversy regarding Columbus' treatment of indigenous peoples.
Long Island Italian-American Groups Offer To Take Controversial Christopher Columbus StatueThe present site in Columbus Circle, where it's stood for more than a century, has recently become a flashpoint linked to colonial abuse of indigenous Americans.
‘Divisive’ De Blasio, Viverito ‘Encourage’ Statue Vandalism; Malliotakis Says After Latest IncidentThe statue had the message "hate will not be tolerated" and "something's coming" scrawled on it. Columbus's hands were painted red.
Vandals Target Columbus Statue In Astoria, QueensVandals have hit another Christopher Columbus statue in New York – this time in Astoria, Queens – amid a national debate over controversial monuments.