Amid National Reckoning On Race, Baltimore City Council Considers Rededicating Christopher Columbus Statue To Police Brutality Victims

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore City Council is considering rededicating a statue of Christopher Columbus to memorialize the victims of police brutality.

The legislation was proposed by Councilman Ryan Dorsey amid a national reckoning when it comes to issues of race. Over the weekend, a statue at Druid Hill Park of George Washington, the nation’s first president and a slave owner, was vandalized with red paint.

Dorsey’s legislation would rename the Columbus Obelisk Monument in Heinz…

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