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Christopher Columbus



  • How Our Hero Columbus Has Fallen

    by Brian Regal

    "Humans seem to need to have heroes, but we’re often not sure what to do with them. We want them to embody high ideals, but they rarely do."



  • As Confederate statues come down, what about Columbus?

    While historians caution against lumping in Columbus with Confederates who came three centuries later, they say Columbus’ holiday and monuments remain ripe for reassessment — whether they stay, change or vanish entirely.



  • The war against Columbus Day

    A growing number of communities are now ditching the traditional Columbus Day holiday in favor of Indigenous People’s Day.


  • Perils of Indigenous People’s Day

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    Students often think Native Americans are all dead.  Why? Teachers only teach what happened to them as victims from long ago.  



  • Howard Zinn group backs move to "Abolish Columbus Day"

    The Zinn Education Project is launching a new website — zinnedproject.org/ABOLISH — to help schools and communities introduce legislation to rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.