After months of ongoing discussion, San Jose’s City Council has voted to remove the Christopher Columbus statue from City Hall.
San Jose may finally decide to remove a Christopher Columbus statue from City Hall, where it has been the target of repeated vandalism.
And we thought 2016 was bad. The last 12 months have been record setting in all the wrong ways. Take a quick look back and then move on.
San Jose officials announced Wednesday that Christopher Columbus will likely spend one last holiday season at City Hall.
San Jose may have agreed to remove a Columbus statue from City Hall, but on Monday the building will go dark in honor of the Italian explorer.
Columbus Day has been called “the strangest of American holidays,” the least-liked and least-respected, a commemoration of an egomaniac who wouldn’t ask for directions and launched a centuries-long era of cultural genocide. So, why do we still celebrate it in San Jose?