Chicago Police, Protesters Clash Over Christopher Columbus Statue

Dozens of protesters and police officers were injured Friday during a demonstration at Grant Park.

PUERTO RICO SPAIN’S LEGACY
A group of activists surround a monument to Christopher Columbus demanding statues and street names commemorating symbols of colonial oppression be removed, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Saturday, July 11, 2020. Dozens of activists marched through the historic part of Puerto Rico’s capital on Saturday to demand that the U.S. territory’s government start by removing statues, including those of explorer Christopher Columbus. Carlos Giusti / AP Photo
PUERTO RICO SPAIN’S LEGACY
A group of activists surround a monument to Christopher Columbus demanding statues and street names commemorating symbols of colonial oppression be removed, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Saturday, July 11, 2020. Dozens of activists marched through the historic part of Puerto Rico’s capital on Saturday to demand that the U.S. territory’s government start by removing statues, including those of explorer Christopher Columbus. Carlos Giusti / AP Photo

Chicago Police, Protesters Clash Over Christopher Columbus Statue

Dozens of protesters and police officers were injured Friday during a demonstration at Grant Park.

Reset brings on two reporters who were on the ground at Grant Park Friday during a violent clash between police and protesters who were trying to topple a statue of Christopher Columbus.

GUESTS: Kelly Garcia, freelance reporter at The Triibe

Grace Del Vecchio, freelance reporter at Block Club Chicago