Christopher Columbus Statue Beheaded In Boston

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The statue was surrounded by crime scene tape on Wednesday morning as the head lay on the ground.

A statue of Christopher Columbus in Boston was surrounded by crime scene tape on Wednesday morning after it was beheaded, according to local news station WGME.

  • The head of the statue in Christopher Columbus Park on Atlantic Avenue was seen laying on the ground.
  • The same statue was vandalized in 2015, according to the report, when it was painted with the words “Black Lives Matter.”
  • WGME noted that “There has been a push across the nation to get rid of the Columbus Day holiday in October and replace it with Indigenous Peoples' Day.”

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