Chicago Tonight

Italian American Pride Banners Replace Columbus Statue

Clip: 02/11/2021 | 4m 8s | Video has closed captioning.

Last summer, the city of Chicago took down three Christopher Columbus statues after violent altercations between police and protesters calling for their removal. For months, the sites sat empty. But last fall, a display of Italian American pride banners appeared in place of the former statue in Chicago’s Little Italy neighborhood.

Aired: 02/11/21

Rating: NR

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