Some Pushing For Christopher Columbus Statue To Be Taken Down In Northern Westchester

Jun 27, 2020 337

BY: Zak Failla

An online petition has been circulating, with more than 650 signatures, calling for the Mount Kisco Board of Trustees to remove the Columbus statue located outside the public library. “Mount Kisco is a diverse town, populated with about 10,710 people.

It is appalling to see a Christopher Columbus Statue in this town,” organizers stated. “Christopher Columbus has been well known for his numerous acts of violence when arriving to Hispaniola. “He is responsible for selling children into sex-slavery, mutilation, slavery, mass genocide, rape, and beheading the indigenous people,” they continued. “Columbus never even laid foot in North America.” 

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