I mean, it is nice to get a day off, especially on a Monday. But there are some questions in my mind, that extend way beyond what I learned in school.
Why is Columbus Day on our calendar? Do we really know the character, Christopher Columbus? Do we believe he was on a mission to just discover new worlds, study the human cultures that were native to the lands and offer his hand in peace? What do we owe Christopher Columbus?
- Columbus Day 2010: 5 Books That Expose The Scandals, Violence And Dubious Tactics Of America’s Discoverer (PHOTOS) (huffingtonpost.com)