Mass Killings, Native Erasure

By Matt Remle, Last Real Indians. -

Upon his arrival into the “New World” Columbus and his crew unleashed a vicious and relentless wave of violence against the Indigenous populations. From enslavement, to mass rapes, to mass [...]

Indigenous Woman Monument To Replace Columbus Statue

By Indian Country Today. -

Mexico City — Christopher Columbus is getting kicked off Mexico City's most iconic boulevard. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announced that the Columbus statue on the Paseo de la Reforma, often a [...]

Students Can Name Columbus, But Have Never Heard Of The Taíno People

By Bill Bigelow, The Zinn Education Project -

Before Enslaving and Slaughtering Them, Columbus wrote: "The Taíno people are 'the best people in the world, and beyond all the mildest… a people so full of love and without greed… They love [...]

The Legacy Of Christopher Columbus

By Lili Bernard, -

On the weekend when the United States celebrates the exploits of Christopher Columbus there is increasing debate as to whether this is a person who should be celebrated. Seattle and Minneapolis [...]

Christopher Columbus: No Monuments For Murderers

By Bill Bigelow, -

By Bill Bigelow for Zinn Educate Project. There is nothing murky about Columbus’ legacy of slavery and terrorism in the Americas. The record is clear and overwhelming. The fact that The New York [...]

New York City Considers Removal Of All Statues Symbolizing Hate

By Madina Toure, -

By Madina Toure for Observer. New York, NY - A proposal to remove a statue of the explorer Christopher Columbus on the Upper West Side will receive “immediate attention” by Mayor Bill de Blasio’s [...]

Multiple Cities Call For End To Celebration Of Columbus

By Ramona Giwargis, -

By Ramona Giwargis for The Mercury News. San Jose, CA - A battle is brewing inside San Jose City Hall to remove a statue some say represents violence and genocide. The San Jose Brown Berets last [...]

Newsletter: War Culture, What’s It Good For?

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The confluence of Columbus Day Weekend and the Kunduz hospital bombing has us thinking about the deep levels of cultural violence in [...]

Columbus Day: Celebrating A Brutal War Criminal

By Indian Country Staff, -

The US Should Not Be Celebrating the Legacy of Columbus: Slave Trade, Sex Trade, Ethnic Cleansing, Mass Slaughter, Rape, War Crimes, Mutilation and Carnage Today America celebrates a man who [...]