Christopher Columbus

Columbus Day is one of those holidays where you’re not sure which institutions are open or closed — but you do know that it’s one of those weird American moments that should not be celebrated. Leave it Twitter to keep it all the way trill about  Christopher Columbus  — you know, the guy who took […]

One kid had zero tolerance for his teacher when she decided to make Christopher Columbus the subject of the day. In a letter he wrote to her, the kid (rightfully named King) explained that he didn’t acknowledge Christopher Columbus as someone who discovered America. In short, he acknowledged that Native people been here, so why […]

There’s no such thing as thinking too small when it comes to making changes in the community. A community organizer from Minnesota name Wintana Melekin apparently felt the same way after creating a petition calling for a Christopher Columbus statue to be booted in favor of a Prince monument. Melekin’s petition to to Gov. Mark […]

A statue of explorer Christopher Columbus was found beheaded in a Yonkers park this week. The head of the bronze-colored statue was discovered next to a plastic bag in Columbus Memorial Park, which is a mile north of the Bronx. Pat Gamberdella, a lifelong resident of the area, called the police when he noticed the […]

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Rachel Dolezal discovered being a Black woman and a White Brooklyn man was caught on video boasting about settling Brooklyn. These are just a few examples of things that have been "Columbused" in recent years.