Bronx Columbus Day Parade marches with mayor not invited
Bronx Columbus Day Parade marches with mayor not invited
A statue of Christopher Columbus at Palos de la Frontera in Huelva
10 October, 2017, 00:39
"That initiated a conversation".
One sculpture in New York City was splashed with red paint and the phrase, "hate will not be tolerated". In an age of toppling statues, what happens to Columbus?
Even so, Korten emphasized that celebrating Columbus' history "is not a matter of race, but a matter of remembering an unprecedented encounter between peoples from vastly different cultures and societies who found out for the first time that the other existed".
But in recent years, the holiday has come under fire from people who see Columbus not as a courageous leader, but as a conquerer whose voyages led to the death and relocation of millions of indigenous Americans who were living in North America when he showed up. At the time, Columbus served as a canvas for 19th-century ideas of individualism, Lane explained, a man of science who bucked authority as he ventured forth into the unknown. "We celebrate all the positive things that he did".
What I don't understand is the notion that acknowledging Columbus' island-hopping genocide somehow rewrites history.
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"By that logic, it was wrong to have taken down the "White Only" signs over water fountains and restrooms all over the South".
"Celebrating Columbus Day is a real challenging thing for Native people in the United States". President Franklin Roosevelt created the first federal observance of Columbus Day in 1937.
He said, "The permanent arrival of Europeans. was a transformative event that undeniably and fundamentally changed the course of human history and set the stage for the development of our great nation". That's according to James Grossman, executive director of the American Historical Association. For many Italian-Americans today, the call to remove the statue of Columbus is a chilling reminder of just how unwelcome we have sometimes been here. "We will not let you represent murder!"
Vivolo says Italian-Americans are proud of their heritage and respect all ethnicities.
Hunter Sagaskie, a Native American Programs peer adviser, also thinks the national holiday is inappropriate.
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