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More cities pushing to replace Columbus Day

More cities pushing to replace Columbus Day

Rebecca Meluch, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2019

Almost 530 years after Christopher Columbus made landfall in the Bahamas, the debate over whether to replace the national holiday created in his honor with one that celebrates the native peoples of America is still open.  As of the beginning of October, at least eight states and 130 cities in the ...

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