Columbus Day vs. Indigenous People's Day: Outrage grows over push to change holiday's recognition

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2023
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The debate to drop Columbus Day for Indigenous People's Day has divided communities and left politicians fuming over the so-called 'woke' revisions to history. 

Columbus Day is meant to highlight Italian Christopher Columbus's journey to discovering the West. But, in recent years, there has been a push to downplay his place in history and remove the holiday named for him because of the treatment of Indigenous people.  

'As an Italian-American, Columbus Day will always hold a special place in my heart and no amount of woke madness will take that away,' a...

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