Support Indigenous Rights: Abolish Columbus Day

Support Indigenous Rights: Abolish Columbus Day

Bill Bigelow Common Dreams The movement to abolish Columbus Day and to establish in its place Indigenous Peoples Day continues to gather strength, as every month new school districts and colleges take action. This campaign has been given new momentum as Indigenous...
Support Indigenous Rights: Abolish Columbus Day

Time to Abolish Columbus Day

Bill Bigelow Common Dreams Once again this year many schools will pause to commemorate Christopher Columbus. Given everything we know about who Columbus was and what he launched in the Americas, this needs to stop. Columbus initiated the trans-Atlantic slave trade, in...