Buffalo considers removing Columbus statue, renaming park

WKBWPublished: October 9, 2017
Published: October 9, 2017

Buffalo lawmakers will consider a petition asking them to remove a controversial statue and change the name of a park on the city's West side. The Buffalo Common Council Legislative Committee will consider a request from Brandon Absher and the Buffalo Anti-Racism Coalition Tuesday. Absher sent a letter to the Common Council asking lawmakers to remove the statue of Christopher Columbus from Columbus Park on Niagara Street and rename the park.

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