Columbus Day

The New York governor said the phrase "n****r w*ps" on the air, citing a New York Times article.
They may not agree on much, but some in Congress can agree that it's time to do away with Columbus Day.
At least five states and Washington, D.C., have done away with Columbus Day celebrations in deference to Native Americans.
"There is power in a name and in who we choose to honor,” Maine Gov. Janet Mills said Friday.
“It is a time to reflect on our understanding of our country’s history, both the good and the bad,” a New Mexico lawmaker said earlier this year when his state made the same change.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation to replace Columbus Day with a holiday honoring indigenous communities.
City commissioners came up with an elegantly simple solution.
The congresswoman-elect is sure that Americans don't already get enough days off.
More and more cities are ditching Columbus Day & instead celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day.
Obama's 2016 statement on the holiday noted "the pain and suffering reflected in the stories of Native Americans who had long resided on this land."
The explorer's holiday — and his statues — must go.
"The City of Columbus will be open on Columbus Day," a brief statement on the city’s website reads.
“You can love your grandma," says 19-year-old designer Olatiwa Karade. "But you also need to be saying, ‘You know, grandma, black people are human.'”
The ability of white men to insulate ourselves from and tamp down critique threatens any hope we have for a functional society.
I took a step toward reconciliation after learning about the violence inflicted upon my ancestors.
Los Angeles has joined a number of cities renaming the Columbus Day holiday.