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Should We Take Down The Waterfront Monument to Columbus?

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On the heels of news that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state Capitol, Philly Mag's Victor Fiorillo begs Philadelphians to consider the removal of "our own monument to hatred," the Christopher Columbus Monument on the arterial road formerly of the same name. "Columbus did not discover America," writes Fiorillo. "He did not set out to prove that the world was round. What he did do was rape, murder and steal, initiating what some historians have characterized as genocide against the people he found in the "New World," all in the name of Christianity." Read more, and weigh in over at Philly Mag. >>