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US Columbus Day Holiday Celebrates a Shameful Past

Expand Signs calling for the abolition of Columbus Day formed the backdrop for a protest in front of city hall in Flagstaff, Ariz, Tuesday March 8 2016 calling for the city to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day and no longer celebrate Columbus Day. © Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun via AP I won’t be seeing this article go live on our website today, October 14, because I’ll be off work for Columbus Day. But like many other Americans, I will be questioning this holiday, which in the past I have mostly associated with shopping sales. Christopher Columbus, who never set foot on the mainland of North…

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