Behind the Movement to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples’ Day

While the Federal Government will close on Oct. 9 for the 80th commemoration of Columbus Day, which was made official by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1937, some U. S. cities will mark the day in a different way, choosing rather to focus on the original inhabitants of the land to which Christopher Columbus sailed…

via The History Behind the Movement to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples’ Day — TIME

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