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Amid Protests, Christopher Columbus Statues Take Flak In Richmond, Boston

One was unceremoniously dropped in the water and the other was beheaded. The explorer's memorials have become a focal point of nationwide protests amid calls to reevaluate how he is remembered.

It is not just the Confederacy that has attracted the wrath of protesters. Even as statues of Confederate soldiers fall across the country, either by or under circumstances, another key figure from American history is being quite literally knocked from his

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