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discoverynews:

don’t worry, we’d still get the day off.
but what do you think? should we change the name?
Should Columbus Day Become ‘Exploration Day’?

“Rededicating Columbus Day as Exploration Day will allow those who wish to commemorate his accomplishments to continue doing so, but for those who find Columbus’s role in history disquieting, it will enable them to celebrate the day in a very different way.
Exploration Day covers the depth and breath of America’s rich history of exploration, research and discovery. Thus, Exploration Day will be something that unites rather than divides.” — Karl Frank

read the full plan…

discoverynews:

don’t worry, we’d still get the day off.

but what do you think? should we change the name?

Should Columbus Day Become ‘Exploration Day’?

“Rededicating Columbus Day as Exploration Day will allow those who wish to commemorate his accomplishments to continue doing so, but for those who find Columbus’s role in history disquieting, it will enable them to celebrate the day in a very different way.

Exploration Day covers the depth and breath of America’s rich history of exploration, research and discovery. Thus, Exploration Day will be something that unites rather than divides.” — Karl Frank

read the full plan…

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    They tried, I’ll give them that. They really did try. And that already is more than most people can say, so I can at...
  4. odinallfathergivemestrength reblogged this from bakethatlinguist and added:
    Yeahhhh no. I still don’t like this. Just like ^ said this still erases the accomplishments of Native Americans and just...
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    bolded for truth
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  9. talesofthestarshipregeneration reblogged this from bakethatlinguist and added:
    FUCK that. Thats white ppl bullshit. Name it Indigenous People day or something that focuses on the people who were...
  10. bakethatlinguist reblogged this from sonneillonv and added:
    ^^^thank you. Wake up people. This coded-language in action! “Exploration Day” still purposefully erases the histories...
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    ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. ”Exploration” seems a lot like a dog-whistle for “Colonialism”.
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    I support this!
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    This has all of my vote.
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    I think this is a GREAT idea. This way if people want to keep celebrating genocide, they can! COOL! /ENDOFSARCASM But...
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    Reblogging for some input. I prefer National Indigenous Peoples Day myself. Also, I don’t know if humanity has EVER...
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