The statue of Christopher Columbus stands in Columbus Circle in New York on Sunday, September 10, 2017. New York Mayor De Blasio announced the appointment of his task force to investigate whether statues and monuments, including this Columbus statue, should be removed because of their ties to racism. (© Richard B. Levine)

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The statue of Christopher Columbus stands in Columbus Circle in New York on Sunday, September 10, 2017. New York Mayor De Blasio announced the appointment of his task force to investigate whether statues and monuments, including this Columbus statue, should be removed because of their ties to racism. (© Richard B. Levine)
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Location: New York, NY, United States