Protesters call for Columbus Park in Buffalo to be renamed

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – There are growing calls for the City of Buffalo to rename “Columbus Park” and pull down the statue of Columbus.

A group of protesters met in the park Sunday morning to make their voices heard.

The protesters argue that Columbus is not someone who should be celebrated. There is a Change.org petition for this issue, which has received more than 4,500 signatures.

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