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New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced the appointment of Diane Savino, a highly regarded State Senator representing Staten Island and Brooklyn and a leader in the labor movement and the Italian American community. Senator Savino is an outstanding choice to serve as Senior Advisor to the Mayor. During her legislative career spanning nearly...
Pioneering 19th-century artist Emma Stebbins might well have been the latest victim of the irrational frenzy that seeks to wipe away all memory of Christopher Columbus. Stebbins, a trailblazer who was gay, was the first woman awarded a New York City art commission for her interpretation of the Great Admiral of the Ocean Sea...
One of the Columbus Heritage Coalition’s founding pillars is building bridges with external communities that share our values. We have spoken out strongly and boldly to support Latino and African American statutes and Native American rights. And when a group of radicals petitioned for the removal of a historic statue of Christopher Columbus created by...
Published in 1980,  Howard Zinn’s “A People’s History of the United States” unleashed a damning critique of Western Civilization through a Marxist lens. Zinn chose Christopher Columbus as the avatar for his condemnation of contemporary society...
Everyone loves a good parade. Except Jessica Ramos. The New York Democratic state senator, from the 13th district, in Queens, wants to put an end to good times on October 12th, or its equivalent date...
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