Italian-American Defense League: Open letter to Stamford Board of Education on Christopher Columbus

Feb 11, 2024 448

BY: Matthew Guarnieri, David Generoso, Phil Dickey

Christopher Columbus, once commemorated for the grandest achievement of human history, connecting two worlds in 1492, is now the target of the decolonize movement, which has the goal of decentering European culture in the United States.

Decolonizers blame Columbus for all the sins of human history, without acknowledging the historical facts that prove war, slavery, rape, and murder existed in every society on every continent since the beginning of human history, including in the Americas long before Columbus ever encountered the Taino and Carib peoples. As matter of fact, Columbus not only followed the laws of his time, but advocated for the Taino people repeatedly during his voyages.

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SOURCE: https://www.courant.com

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