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"We Never Wanted Him Here"
  • Sep 17, 2021
  • Elizabeth Borneman, Lily Xie, and Hua Xi

"We Never Wanted Him Here"

A brief history of protests, takedowns and counter-proposals to the commemoration of Christopher Columbus in the United States

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