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Tags: columbus day | indigenous peoples day | day of the girl child | woke | cancel culture

'Woke' Bid to Cancel Columbus Day Really Meant to Vilify America

A statue of Christopher Columbus at a downtown Los Angeles park is surrounded by a chain-link fence in Los Angeles, California. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

By    |   Tuesday, 12 October 2021 07:07 AM

Depending on personal politics, Monday offered a chance to celebrate any one of three holidays in America: the traditional Columbus Day, the Indigenous Peoples' Day supported by "woke" culture, or the International Day of the Girl Child established by the United Nations.

What was once simply a federal holiday has become yet another flashpoint in the culture wars, with Christopher Columbus presenting an easy target for those looking to assign current standards to figures who lived centuries ago.

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Depending on personal politics, Monday offered a chance to celebrate any one of three holidays in America: the traditional Columbus Day, the Indigenous Peoples' Day supported by "woke" leftists, or...
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