The existence of statues, monuments and public displays in Buffalo should not be governed by the whims of an angry mob fueled by delusions of "correcting" history or society. The city of Buffalo, and Western New York as a whole, has many more important issues that are completely unrelated to the names of city parks or any public monuments. History...

City Councilman Bert Myrin wants Aspen to treat Columbus Day similar to what cities such as Denver, San Francisco and just recently, Los Angeles, have already done: Change it to Indigenous Peoples Day. For now, however, Myrin has not gained enough traction for the change to take effect by the time Columbus Day rolls around Oct. 9. The first-term co...

LA COLUMBUS Citizens Foundation si impegna a preservare il monumento di Cristoforo Colombo a Columbus Circle. Attraverso gli anni, il Columbus Day e il monumento di Cristoforo Colombo hanno avuto un ruolo fondamentale nell'accettazione prima e nella celebrazione poi della cultura italiana a New York ed in tutti gli Stati Uniti. La statua stessa fu...

Dear Friends and Neighbors: C.I.A.O. is planning a recognition dinner on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the Springside Inn, Auburn, New York. The date is in conjunction with the Christopher Columbus Day celebration. The dinner wll honor long time educator and community leader, Jeanne Hogan. Mrs.Hogan has been a dedicated mother to her twelve children a...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is proud to announce its 2017 Columbus Day Parade Honorees. Chief Phyllis Bindi of the East Orange Police Department will serve as the Parade Grand Marshal in both New Jersey and New York City Columbus Day Parades. Miss Jacqueline Schulz of Union High School will serve as the 2017 Columbus Day Parad...

The now-controversial Christopher Columbus statue at Columbus Circle should stay put, Gov. Cuomo said Monday. "The Christopher Columbus statue is really about honoring Italian-Americans and the contribution of Italian-Americans," Cuomo told reporters at the West Indian-American Day Parade — arguing it's not so much about the explorer himself, who h...

Christopher Columbus is of importance not only to Italian Americans, but to the majority of Americans who have European and Latino lineage. His quest to find a route to India, while navigationally flawed, represented a new way of thinking for mankind, and a way to use one’s natural curiosity to embark on challenging endeavors. We as Italian America...

Over 2,000 people signed a petition to replace the Christopher Columbus statue at the State Capitol building in St. Paul, Minnesota with a statue of the seven time Grammy Award-winning singer Prince. Community organizer Wintana Melekin created a petition to replace the Columbus statue with a Minnesota icon and Purple Rain singer Prince. The petitio...

“Giù le mani da Colombo” è il nome del comitato promosso dalla Italy America Chamber of Commerce di New York. Nata nel 1887, la più antica Camera di Commercio internazionale al mondo, da sempre vero ponte tra l’Italia e gli Stati Uniti non ci sta alla messa al bando del Navigatore. Il Comitato si fa promotore e capofila delle tante realtà Italiane...

The head of an Italian-American group is taking the fight over the city’s Christopher Columbus statue to the ballot box, planning to quiz each candidate in the upcoming election on their position on the monument. Angelo Vivolo, president of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, said his group would survey every candidate for city office in this year’s...