Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Destroying statues should not be made in haste. If they have outlived their value – they need to be put in museums.
Why should this racist mayor, De Blaso, make this decision. He is a terrorist/communist, himself, and the bulk of the people in New York are immigrants, do not have any knowledge of the history, and could care less about this statue. They are in New York to work and make money. Destroying all of these statues is a decision which should be made with more consideration rather than by hot heads.
Rep. Yvettte Clark: Going to end racism by removal of statues
Rep. Clark is all about identity politics and hating Trump. Her banner on her twitter is #BrooklynResists. Girl, we get yoursignal loud and clear.
From ABC NY: The statue of Christopher Columbus in the middle of Columbus Circle is now at the center of controversy. City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito wants the city to consider it among controversial monuments officials are hoping to remove.
Columbus is revered by many, but others argue he should not be honored because he brutalized and killed many native Americans. Because of that, they argue his legacy is tarnished.
Mayor Bill de Blasio recently commissioned a task force to look at statues and monuments around the city, and after a 90-day review, make a recommendation as to what they believe should happen.
Mark-Viverito argued Columbus should be called into question because…
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