Removal of the Columbus statue in Newport

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Catherine Hillery
Jul 24, 2020
Columbus committed atrocities against the native Americans.

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Francis O'Brien
Jul 2, 2020
Represents all that is wrong with historical misrepresentation. There are other Italians more worthy of commemoration.

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Sophia Boiani
Jul 2, 2020
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
Jul 1, 2020
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
Jul 1, 2020
Christopher Columbus was a rapist and terrorist. We should not have his statue up.

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Sally hanchett
Jul 1, 2020
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
Jun 30, 2020
ONLY CHRISTOPHER WE ACKNOWLEDGE IS WALLACE.

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Jessica Kent
Jun 30, 2020
You cannot “discover” something that was never missing to begin with.

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Bethany Sigler
Jun 30, 2020
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.

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Jenna Mellie
Jun 30, 2020
fuck Trump