Should the statues of Christopher Columbus in Chicago be removed permanently?

Anna Davlantes

TOPSHOT – A statue of Christopher Columbus at Grant Park in Chicago is removed early on July 24, 2020. – Two statues of Christopher Columbus were taken down in Chicago early Friday, amid a reckoning in the US about the Italian explorer’s controversial role in the history of the Americas. (Photo by Derek R. HENKLE / AFP) (Photo by DEREK R. HENKLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Lissa Druss of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans joins Anna to talk about the city of Chicago temporarily removing the remaining Christopher Columbus statue in an effort to prevent individuals from pulling down statues in an extremely dangerous manner.

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Anna Davlantes
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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)
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