Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters, thrown into harbor

Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters, thrown into harbor

7/5/2020 5:55:00 AM

Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters, thrown into harbor

Baltimore protesters have pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and thrown it into the city’s Inner Harbor.

BALTIMORE — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbor on Saturday night.Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument in the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported.

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Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, among others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible for the genocide and exploitation of native peoples in the Americas.

Statues of Columbus have also been toppled or vandalized in cities such as Miami; Richmond, Va.; St. Paul, Minn., and Boston, where one was decapitated. Read more: Los Angeles Times »

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racist and bigoted= WASHINGTONpostchangeyourname Love how during Obama years, nothing, then: Statues! REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! How many times did Nancy Pelosi walk past that statue or celebrate Columbus Day with her family in Little Italy ? 👏👏👏 Statues can be erected again 20 YEARS IN JAIL MORONS FOR A STATUE. AHHAHHAHAHAHHAAHHHAHAHAHHAHHAHAHA

'As soon as I arrived in the Indies, on the first Island which I found, I took some of the natives by force in order that they might learn and might give me information of whatever there is in these parts.' Stace_RNresists Honestly, we have numerous statues in every city USA. We see them; but, for the most part haven't talked about the iconography and related history. We're seeing a 'hundredth monkey effect.' Collectively, we are enacting change and will need to see where we go.

THAT'S MY TOWN! decolonizebaltimore No spaghetti for them. 'They do not bear arms, and do not know them, for I showed them a sword, they took it by the edge and cut themselves out of ignorance... They would make fine servants.... With fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want.'

THANK YOU! We are uplifted by every action which SAYS YES TO EQUALITY For African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic Americans and all Indigenous persons including Puerto Ricans!WeLoveEqualityAndDiversity!🇺🇸 they used to be called protesters, and now they are just mobs Idiot people hasn’t limits God bless America. Land of the free. Where all men are created equal. 🇺🇸🗽

The fact that we have historical sites that depict & remind us of the flaws & dark periods in US history is a tribute to our open society, not a negative. We face it, remember it, learn from it & don't try to hide or erase it. The hardest they worked in years.

Protesters In Baltimore Pulled Down A Statue Of Christopher Columbus And Threw It Into The HarborThe statue is the latest in a list of monuments depicting enslavers and colonizers that have been torn down amid Black Lives Matter protests. But he INVENTED AMERICA!!!!!!!!!! 10 YEARS!! 10 YEAR SENTENCES FOR ALL OF THEM!!

Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protestersBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city's Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the... Rioters of peace Great news That will show him

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Denmark: Statue of Little Mermaid vandalized againThe famed statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid, one of Copenhagen’s biggest tourist draws, has been vandalized with the text “racist fish.” BLM is a terrorist organization!!! BLM my arse , this shit is that childish , terrorist organisation. Perfect chance to write, You like fishsticks?

A Russian billionaire wants to buy some of America's controversial statuesBillionaire businessman Andrey Filatov's foundation, which collects Soviet-era art, has offered to buy controversial American statues of Theodore Roosevelt and Alexander Baranov, saying that both figures left a 'positive mark' on Russia. They didn't waste a second making money even during these times lol We just can´t forgive. We just can´t forget. If he will come and get them and carry them off I will donate to a fund to help pay for it.