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Mexico City to Replace Columbus Statue with Statue of Indigenous Woman

Virginia Isaad
Mexico City just took a big step in recognizing the indigenous community after removing a statue of Christopher Columbus and announcing plans to replace it with that of an indigenous woman. This comes as many states in the U.S. including...
Culture

Cabrini Day to Replace Columbus Day and Become First Paid Holiday in Honor of a Woman

Virginia Isaad
On Tuesday Colorado passed legislation to replace Columbus Day with Cabrini Day because, according to the bill sponsors, it doesn’t represent the community, CNN reports. St. Frances Xavier Cabrini established 67 schools, hospitals, and orphanages in the U.S.and South and...
Culture

10 Reasons Why We Should All Cancel Columbus Day

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The second Monday in October is celebrated nationally as Columbus Day, which has been a federal holiday since 1937. Originally designated to celebrate Christopher Columbus’s “discovery” of America, post offices and banks are closed, and stores hold major sales. Children...