Removal of the Columbus statue in Newport

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Justin Cascio
Apr 16, 2021
We can celebrate Italian Americans without Columbus.

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Catherine Hillery
1 year ago
Columbus committed atrocities against the native Americans.

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Francis O'Brien
1 year ago
Represents all that is wrong with historical misrepresentation. There are other Italians more worthy of commemoration.

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Sophia Boiani
1 year ago
As a child of a Newport home owner I am disgusted we even need this petition. This statue should had be gone years ago.

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Kate Sparrow
1 year ago
It’s time we understand and agree on what an evil criminal Christopher Columbus was, and who the evil criminals are today. It sure as hell is not the oppressed minorities that have been taking police and social shit for generations.

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Kayla Johnson
1 year ago
Christopher Columbus was a rapist and terrorist. We should not have his statue up.

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Sally hanchett
1 year ago
With love to our Indigenous brothers and sisters, we should not celebrate this dark time in history. We could find other Italian accomplishments to celebrate, this man and his actions were deplorable.

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Devin Soares
1 year ago
ONLY CHRISTOPHER WE ACKNOWLEDGE IS WALLACE.

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Jessica Kent
1 year ago
You cannot “discover” something that was never missing to begin with.

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Bethany Sigler
1 year ago
Christopher Columbus should not be celebrated as a hero anywhere, but in particular, there are zero ties to Newport. Our beloved city deserves better. Know better, do better. How about a monument to the Native American tribes displaced by European colonists? Kind of seems appropriate.