They [Europeans] took infants [Tainos] from their mothers’ breasts, snatching them by the legs and pitching them headfirst against the crags or snatched them by the arms and threw them into the rivers, roaring with laughter and saying as the babies fell into the water, “Boil there, you offspring of the devil!” Other infants they put to the sword along with their mothers and anyone else who happened to be nearby.
Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies; by Bartolome de Las Casas, 1542
and ppl wonder why I’M so fuckin “radical”,why I get so fuckin angry. THIS IS WHY. fuck cristobal colon. he doesn’t even deserve capital letters. he stole all the capital he wanted.