San Jose Considers Removing Columbus Statue from City Hall

Jan 31, 2018 686

BY: Jennifer Wadsworth

Christopher Columbus statue that’s been the subject of repeated vandalism and an impassioned campaign to oust it from San Jose City Hall may finally find a new home after this week.

The City Council on Tuesday will vote on whether to fork out $12,000 to remove the 6,000-pound marble monument, which activists have long decried as a symbol of genocide and colonialism.

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SOURCE: http://www.sanjoseinside.com/

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