BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Chicago activists spent Wednesday in Baltimore.
They’re uniting with local Italian organizations, demanding the Christopher Columbus statue be restored near Little Italy.READ MORE: Amid Driver Shortage, Maryland To Expedite Driving Tests & Credentials For School Bus Drivers
The oldest statue of Columbus in the country was yanked down, broken and thrown into the Inner Harbor on July 4.READ MORE: Upper Marlboro Man Dionte Sims Charged With Shooting, Killing His Fiancee, Firing At Officers
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They’re now offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to a conviction of those responsible for the vandalism.