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European Colonialism: Columbus Day and Peoples Day

european colonialism: One wore a hooded white sheet, according to Metro News. They spoke out before being escorted away Sunday. Two of the three protesters were dressed in fake chains. The New York Police Department says one person was arrested.A movement to abolish Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day is gaining momentum. They say eliminating their festival of ethnic pride is culturally insensitive. But the gesture to recognize victims of European colonialism also has outraged Italian-Americans. ( As reported in the news.