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Attacks on statues of Columbus are nothing new. Infamous for the killings of African Americans, the Klu Klux Klan also spilled hatred upon Latinos, Italians and Catholics. In a thorough examination of the life and legacy of Columbus, this Knights of Columbus film depicts the Great Explorer’s remarkable genius as well as his deep desire...
Hateful Man Takes Statue, Breaks Hearts Support the Cartafalsa Legal Defense Fund. Protect Columbus statues. For more than thirty years, John Cartafalsa’s beloved Columbus sculpture welcomed all who entered the lobby of his Manhattan apartment building. Then one day last summer, “cancel culture” struck home. The bronze figurine vanished, taken from its niche. The 91-year-old...
https://www.wtnh.com/news/news-8-exclusive/behind-the-scenes-with-the-man-restoring-waterburys-beheaded-christopher-columbus-statue/
Angelo Vivolo was recently interviewed for We The Italians. You can read the entire interview at this link: https://wetheitalians.com/interviews/angelo-vivolo-defending-columbus-italian-americans-and-italy
Statement from Columbus Heritage Coalition June 12, 2020 For Italian-Americans, the Christopher Columbus statue is a deeply-rooted public celebration of our immigrant heritage and a public expression of pride for our culture, our past and our identity. The Columbus Heritage Coalition joins with our fellow citizens in the long-overdue public dialogue which is taking place...
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