Italians slam Alessandra Biaggi for boosting removal of NYC Columbus statue

By Carl Campanile

The head of New York’s Italian American groups slammed Democratic state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi for supporting the removal of the iconic Christopher Columbus statue in Manhattan’s Columbus Circle.

Angelo Vivolo, president of the Columbus Heritage Coalition who also helps run the Columbus Day parade, said he was stunned that Biaggi turned her back on the famous Italian explorer, a symbol revered by generations of Italian American immigrants, including her grandfather, former Bronx Congressman Mario Biaggi…

Read the full story in the New York Post.