Against the monument stürzerei: Columbus hin, Columbus her

are disposed of, The world in 2030: All the statues of historical figures around the globe. America and especially New York went ahead at the time when it all b

Against the monument stürzerei: Columbus hin, Columbus her

are disposed of, The world in 2030: All the statues of historical figures around the globe. America and especially New York went ahead at the time when it all began in June 2020, with luminous model: In short, you had defamed all ethically unacceptable become still images first, and then demolished and re-melted the bronze figures of animals in the Zoo.

The went with the Central Columbus monument on the homonymous Circle in Manhattan right fix. The crushed "blood marble" pillar and Statue was used as a chic road surface, the place in Ivanka-Trump-Circus renamed. Previously, the last two Columbus-supporters in the city and state of New York, mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo, a clumsy rescue were attempted.

you pointed out but on a complex relationship of the city to its large Italian community in the nineteenth century, when, in particular, the numerous inhabitants of the district, Little Italy, and of the gifts, half the number at the end of the publisher of the first Italian language newspaper "Il Progresso Italo-Americano," the Columbus as a Symbol of ethnic pride on these recalcitrant colonialists in 1892, the sculptor Gaetano Russo in order to alleviate just xenophobia.

it was Only in the previous year, eleven Italian immigrants who had been acquitted of murder charges, were in New Orleans of Thousands of people have been lynched. After this traumatic event, the Italian immigrants of recognition sought in the new country, by erecting a number of statues for their countryman Columbus. The inscription on the Base loud, so De Blasio and Cuomo, it is not a coincidence: "Columbus, of the living in America Italians, the threatened before and during the trip mocked, then, were chained, as generous as oppressed, to the world ..."

De Blasio and Cuomo, but were both of Italian origin, for self-conscious, your attempt at an historical embedding was immediately seen as a black facing of the former Italo-Americans and a large majority of the Indigenous and Hispanics rejected. Also of Italians erected a Statue on New York's Columbus Square on Astoria Boulevard, in 1941, created by Angelo Racioppi, could be easily replaced.

Updated Date: 21 June 2020, 18:19

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