Bag thrown over Columbus statue in Buffalo

Anti-Columbus writings around Buffalo statue

BUFFALO, NY-- The statue of Christopher Columbus in Buffalo looks a little different today.

It is, of course, Columbus Day, a day some communities now refer to as Indigenous People's Day.

Written in chalk, the message says, 'Columbus was a slaver & a rapist'.

In addition to the chalk-written comments, a bag was also placed over the statue's head. We have a message into Buffalo Police to see if any action will be taken.


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