Columbus Day: An Evolution of Inclusion

Arin N. Reeves
October 8, 2012

Columbus Day was created as a way for people to be included and respected, and it is being challenged as a holiday that excludes and disrespects the people who lived on this land before Columbus arrived. Can these perspectives co-exist with one another? If not, whose perspective, whose experience, is more important, more correct, more real? If only one perspective is right, who wins?