The statue of Christopher Columbus in Tower Grove Park, St. Louis, Missouri was removed on 16 June 2020 by the action of the Park’s Board of Commissioners.1
The Catholic missionary and saint, Junípero Serra y Ferrer, was toppled by direct action during Juneteeth protests in 2020.
A statue of John Sutter was removed from the campus of Sutter General Hospital / Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, CA, days after it was marked with red paint by protesters.
A 1990s statue of 16th century Spanish colonizer Juan de Oñate was removed by Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, prior to a planned protest by activists who had long decried the statue’s presence.
The Pioneer and Pioneer Mother statues were torn down by protesters at the University of Oregon.
Christopher Columbus was removed in Chula Vista, CA, hours before a planned protest in favor of its removal.
A statue of Christopher Columbus was removed in Wilmington, Delaware.
A bust of former Belgian King Leopold II in Auderghem, a municipality of Brussels in Belgium, was splashed with red paint and pulled from its pedestal.
A statue of British naval officer John Fane Charles Hamilton was removed by the city of Hamilton, New Zealand, at the request of local Maori.
Christopher Columbus was beheaded in Boston, Massachusetts, before being removed by the city.
Christopher Columbus was toppled in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Christopher Columbus was toppled in Richmond, Virginia.
A statue of colonizer King Leopold II in Antwerp, Belgium was removed from public view after protesters set it on fire.
A statue of Sir John A. McDonald was removed by city action in August 2018 as part of a municipal process of reconciliation with local First Nations.
A statue of Cecil Rhodes was removed by the University of Cape Town after a month of protests by students.
Lord Dunkellin was toppled in Galway, Ireland and thrown into the sea.