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Republican senators Ron Johnson (R., Wis.) and James Lankford (R., Okla.) introduced an amendment Wednesday that would replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday.
On Tuesday, Joe Biden said that Confederate monuments “belong in museums,” but statues of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Christopher Columbus should be protected.
Democratic state legislative leaders announced Tuesday that the marble statues are set to be removed, calling Columbus a “deeply polarizing” figure.
Cuomo Says New York’s Christopher Columbus Statue Represents ‘The Italian-American Legacy,’ Supports Keeping It
Statues of Columbus in Virginia, Massachusetts, and Minnesota were targeted on Tuesday night as protests continue against racism and police brutality.
A Providence, Rhode Island city official said Wednesday she supports the vandalism of a local Christopher Columbus statute, which was covered in paint.
Vermont on Friday became the sixth state to eliminate Columbus Day, replacing it with Indigenous People's Day.
In attempting to appease everyone, Fr. Jenkins has settled on a course of action that will please exactly no one.
History is ironic and tragic, not a modern melodramatic morality tale.
The present-day excoriation of Christopher Columbus on the left has roots both in Marxism and the Ku Klux Klan.