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Across the US, more cities ditch Columbus Day to honor those who really discovered America

 

October 9, 2018



(CNN) - By now, you probably know Christopher Columbus didn't discover America. He wasn't even the first European to do it.

Somehow, the 15th-century Italian explorer still got his own national holiday. But more cities and states are scrapping Columbus Day to honor the people who were here first -- and who suffered greatly after Columbus' arrival.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/08/us/columbus-day-vs-indigenous-peoples-day/index.html



 

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