Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

Why Columbus, Ohio stopped celebrating Columbus Day

A student of Anahuacalmecac International University Preparatory of North America school for indigenous students holds incense during an event celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day in the Hollywood area Columbus Day 2018: What Is Open & Closed On The Holiday?
Steven Clarke | 08 October, 2018, 22:54

Government offices are closed for the federal holiday.

"Columbus Day is a relic of an outdated and oversimplified version of history", the mayor wrote when announcing the decision last month. "We are really proud of that designation, but we also want to make sure that everybody feels included and welcome to the party". The holiday always takes place on the second Monday in October, or October 8 this year.

Amarillo National Bank, American National Bank, Bank of America, Bank of the West, Barclays Bank Delaware, BBVA Compass Bank, BB&T, BMO Harris Bank, Capital One Bank, Citibank, Citizens Bank, Comerica Bank, Eastern Bank, Fidelity Bank, Fifth Third Bank, First Tennessee Bank, HSBC Bank (closed for Canadian Thanksgiving), Huntington State Bank, KeyBank, M&T Bank, People's United Bank, PNC Bank, Regions Bank, Santander Bank, SunTrust Bank, Union Bank, U.S. Bank, USAA (most centers closed) and Wells Fargo. "Yet the specifics of this holiday run so deep into human suffering that we need to shift our pride elsewhere", he said.

"The City of Columbus will be open on Columbus Day on Monday, October 8, 2018". And South Dakota celebrates Native American Day.

Read comments from 614now readers about changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. But Columbus did pave the way for the "European exploration, exploitation, and colonization of the Americas", according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. New York City has the largest Columbus Day parade, with more than 35,000 marchers and one million spectators.

Columbus Day can be confusing when it comes to knowing what is open and what is closed.

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The nefarious Serpents are all said to "snap to attention" when she issues an order, and is also said to be a Serpent with a GED. It was previously stated by show runner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa that Gladys and Jellybean would show up "around episode 8 or 9".

Organizers of the 39-year-old Columbus Italian Festival, traditionally held on Columbus Day weekend, were not given advance notice of the city's decision, said board member Joseph Contino.

Most schools are closed for Columbus Day, but some local districts-and some district offices-stay open.

AmeriFlora's opening ceremony was attended by was attended by President George H.W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush, entertainer Bob Hope, Ohio Gov. George V. Voinovich and Columbus Mayor Greg Lashutka among many others.

As noted by Daily Wire podcast host Michael Knowles, the Marxist professors of the world have unfairly sullied Christopher Columbus' good name in pursuit of social justice.

Contrast that with President Barack Obama's proclamation a year earlier, which lauded Columbus' ambition but also acknowledged the uglier side of Columbus' voyages. Contrary to the slanderous charges of genocide, the accomplished explorer, deserves his place in the canon of Western history as a devout Catholic who aided in the discovery of what we today know as America.

"As we reflect on the adventurers throughout history who charted new courses and sought new heights, let us remember the communities who suffered, and let us pay tribute to our heritage and embrace the multiculturalism that defines the American experience".

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