Protesters: Columbus Day a celebration of genocide
Protesters: Columbus Day a celebration of genocide
Trump's Columbus Day proclamation makes no mention of Native Americans
09 October, 2017, 03:39
A growing number of communities now are ditching the traditional Columbus Day holiday in favor of Indigenous People's Day, which, supporters say, is meant to promote an accurate telling of the United States' history and commemorate the resilience of its original inhabitants against European settlers.
The lone "no" vote came from a councilman who called it a "slap in the face" to Italian-Americans.
Michigan State breaks the Big House's heart again
Lewerke threw for 94 yards on 11-for-22 passing, but he led MSU with 61 rushing yards and had one of its two TDs. Michigan State ran the ball well in the first half, gaining 112 yards on the top rushing defense in the nation.
The group is meeting Tuesday for the first time and it may debate the fate of statues like the Columbus Circle one.
However, many have said Columbus' discovery of America is a misconception in the country's history.
Indigenous people will finally get their day - and Christopher Columbus will lose his - in Los Angeles County, which approved a new holiday to honor the people dishonored by the old holiday.
South Dakota began celebrating Native American Day on the second Monday of October in 1990.
Many places that have adopted Indigenous Peoples' Day since then, including Alaska, have sizable Indigenous populations.
Following the trailer launch, tickets to the highly anticipated cinematic event will be on sale everywhere movie tickets are sold. This isn't the only trailer announcement, however, as a YouTube video popped up soon after announcing when the trailer would air.
Gawker wrote at the time, " Dove VisibleCare body wash: 'Visibly more handsome skin.' Bye-bye black skin, hello white skin!" Dove said they "deeply regret the offense it caused", and said they were committed to representing diversity.
Salah guarenteed the World Cup qualification with the second goal with a penalty kick during the game's last minute. They remain on top of the group with 12 points, gaining an unassailable four-point lead over Uganda .
When asked if he had ever encountered odd behaviour from her, Hrithik spoke of one incident when she stumbled to his room drunk. Despite being uncomfortable, Hrithik knew very well that his words can be used against himself, which made him extra cautious.
The Turkish Embassy in the USA on Sunday announced that processing non-immigrant visa applications have been suspended. Mission to Turkey said Sunday in a statement posted on the embassy's official Twitter account in English and Turkish.
Along with innumerable others, Weaver was disgusted with Trump's treatment of the citizens of the unincorporated US territory. Eastern Florida State College will waive out-of-state tuition rates for students from Puerto Rico and the U.S.
Although Mr Trump did not make clear what his hint meant, the suggestion of military measures was quickly inferred. When news reporters asked for a clarification of this statement , Trump said, "You will find out".
A Florida man trekked through the strongest part of Hurricane Nate to capture flooding of a Biloxi casino on video. The National Weather Service changed the city's forecast to a tropical storm , rather than hurricane, warning.
ABC13 reports Sherin Mathews, 3, disappeared from the 900 block of Sunningdale at around 3 a.m. on Saturday, in Richardson. At the time of her disappearance, she was wearing black leggings, a pink shirt, and pink sandals.
The vice president, following in the footsteps of President Donald Trump , criticized the players for their disrespect on Twitter. Want to know how - allegedly - planned this was? President Trump wrote that he requested Pence leave if any players kneeled.
First look of Sara Ali Khan in 'Kedarnath'
Kedarnath is a love story set against the holy temple town of Kedarnath , and the makers are hoping to release it in summer 2018. If we pay a little more attention, we can see similarities between Sara and her mother Amrita Singh through this picture.
Eight Panthers standouts who paved way to 27-24 win over Lions
Newton's passer rating was a flawless 158.3 after he lasered a 31-yard touchdown to Kelvin Benjamin early in the third quarter. That means Colin Jones and new signing Jairus Byrd both may get some play time at safety alongside Mike Adams on Sunday.
Warriors owner tried to offer Curry below-max contract
The Minnesota Timberwolves suffer their first loss of the National Basketball Association preseason, dropping them to 2-1. The Timberwolves' new Big Three of Jimmy Butler , Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins combined for 50 total points.
For that much-needed awareness on breast cancer
The money from the campaign will be donated to six cancer centres as well as help 50 people suffering from the disease. More than 70, 000 women succumb to breast cancer every year - a woman dies of breast cancer every 10 minutes in India.
Chargers at Giants: Who has the edge?
But the Chargers' biggest flaw is their inability to defend the run, an area the Giants haven't been able to exploit this season. Novak isn't known for a booming leg, but during his stint in San Diego from 2011-14, he made 90 of 100 from inside 50 yards.
Four of a family, guard killed in Delhi home
The deceased were identifed as Urmila Jindal, 82, and her daughters Sangeeta Gupta, 58, Nupur Jindal, 48, and Anjali Jindal, 38. Nupur Prasad, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara), said that Urmila was planning to sell off some of her properties.