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Italian Americans accuse Chicago Park District of illegally removing Columbus statue

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Italian Americans accuse Chicago Park District of illegally removing Columbus statue

Italian Americans accuse Chicago Park District of illegally removing Columbus statue Chicago’s Italian American community remembers 130-year-old mass lynching After a Freedom of Information Act request to the Chicago Park District (CPD) about the Christopher Columbus statues removed this past summer, attorneys for The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans (JCCIA) found a plethora of…

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Taking down the Columbus Statue is an act of racism

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Taking down the Columbus Statue is an act of racism

Taking down the Columbus Statue is an act of racism Removing the statue of Christopher Columbus us an act of outright racism by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, surrendering to the bullying of a mob of protestors whose members often become violent, looting, burning down stores and destroying vehicles and other property. This column was published…

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