The truth is, Columbus didn’t “discover” America.
Tag: Columbus Day
As the days leading up to the second Monday in October dwindled, California cities raced to replace the 80-year-old Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Four cities (including Long Beach) adopted the new holiday in just a span of two weeks, with Los Angeles spearheading the recent movement in late[Read More…]
The decision to adopt Indigenous Peoples’ day in lieu of Columbus day was met with cheer and applause from the crowd at the Long Beach City Council meeting Tuesday night. The newly dubbed holiday will be celebrated Oct. 9 of this year, but won’t be officially observed until 2018 in[Read More…]