"This land that all of us inhabit is stolen land - stolen from the indigenous people who were slaughtered and forced onto reservations", Assemblyman Charles Barron told The Post, adding "they should be recognized in replace of Columbus Day".
Enjoy your Columbus Day and I hope everyone takes time to think about the complexities of history; when accomplishments are measured up against the imperfections of human beings.
"This action is about publicly recognizing that America's ancestors, for centuries, oppressed certain minority groups". No other cities followed suit for a couple decades.
So the Council should recognize Columbus Day and choose another day for the new holiday, perhaps the day before or after Columbus Day.
In his proclamation recognizing the USA holiday on october 9, Trump said, "on Columbus Day, we honor the skilled navigator and man of faith, whose courageous feat brought together continents and has inspired countless others to pursue their dreams and convictions-even in the face of extreme doubt and tremendous adversity".
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The momentum, however, did not gain traction in some areas. A majority of the members who didn't vote declined to comment about their decision, according to the paper.
In his proclamation, Trump praises Columbus, the explorer's native Italy, and Spain, which sponsored Columbus' journey to the Americas. He also landed on an island called Hispaniola and explored the Central and South American coasts. Overall, the poll found that Americans support Columbus and the observance of Columbus Day by almost a 2-to-1 margin.
"Indigenous People's Day represents a much more honest and fair representation of American values", he said.
At a time when some communities were dropping "Columbus" from the October holiday in favor of Indigenous Peoples' Day, Cuomo, an Italian-American, suggested Italian-American heritage can be honored as well as Native Americans.
He wasn't the first to discover the New World, the term generally used to refer to the modern-day Americas. In fact, I support it.
A man was arrested early Saturday for allegedly vandalizing the Christopher Columbus statue in Arrigo Park on the Near West Side.
Frank Ciardi is the president of the Italian American Community Center in Rochester and said the move to change the holiday is counterproductive.
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LSU quarterback Danny Etling attempted just 16 passes this week compared to 25 against Troy. "I was so happy for our team". KERRYON JOHNSON carries 28 times for 204 yards and three touchdowns to highlight Auburn's 44-23 victory over Mississippi.
Italy now sit second in their qualifying group, three points behind Spain with just two matches remaining. The fans might well be disappointed but we must have their support at a time of need like this.
Napa County Public Information Kristi Jourdan (cq) told Wine Enthusiast , "We're now at zero containment for Atlas Peak". Sonoma County Sheriff's Department wrote, "Mass evacuations are taking place...911 systems are inundated".
Cable and satellite with Fox Sports 1 can use the Fox Sports Go website or mobile apps to watch this game live streaming online. That's hardly Farrell's fault, and firing him won't solve anything if the Red Sox don't also sign outfielder J.D.
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