Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Person 1: I’ll keep observing Columbus Day, thanks.

Person 2: What do you do to “observe” Columbus Day? Get lost in a grocery store looking for spices?

Below is what the White House posted on October 12, 2020 (for context, this was from during the end of the Trump Administration). Someone on Facebook fixed it.

Sadly Thankfully, in recent years, radical activists thoughtful citizens have sought to undermine contextualize Christopher Columbus’s legacy. These extremists mindful people seek to replace broaden discussion of his vast contributions with talk of by recognizing his failings, ^evaluating his discoveries with alongside his atrocities, and ^acknowledging his achievements with while not overlooking his transgressions. Rather than learn from ignore our history, this radical centrist ideology and its adherents seek to revise engage with it, deprive it of any recognize its splendor, and mark it as inherently while not overlooking its sinister ^acts. They seek to squash any dissent of from their orthodoxy cultivate a generation of thinkers and intellectuals. We must not give in to celebrate these tactics or and consent to such a bleak a more well-rounded. representative, and factual view of our history. We must teach future generations about our storied heritage, starting with the protection relocation of monuments to our intrepid problematic heroes like Columbus ^to museums where both their achievements and inherent flaws can be equally evaluated.


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