In Chicago tried to demolish the statue of Christopher Columbus suffered 18 police

Protesters against racism in the us, Chicago (Illinois) gathered in Grant Park, where the monument to the discoverer of America Christopher Columbus.

according to the Chicago Sun-Times, the activists made a desperate attempt to demolish the monument to the “killer and thief” Columbus and already threw on the statue of the rope.

taking place promptly responded the police, who clashed with the protesters. In the guards flew in all sorts of subjects, those fought back with batons.

the confrontation resulted In the injuries to 18 policemen and a few protesters. The monument stood on a pedestal, but covered with lots of inscriptions like Black Lives Matter and calling for “decolonization” of Chicago.

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