How many times do people have to say it? The only Christopher we acknowledge is Wallace. Every year, Columbus Day rears its ugly head and we're reminded of a man that "discovered" an occupied country.
Can we clear the air? Just one more time for the people in the back.
1. First and foremost, Christopher Columbus wasn't a hero.
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2. He was a terrorist.
On this day we remember European terrorist, Christopher Columbus. Who raped & killed Native Americans & pillaged their lands. #ColumbusDay — NUFF$AID (@nuffsaidNY) October 10, 2016 '
3. The truth is out there. Just open a book.
4. It's hard to ignore the hypocrisy of it all.
This dude killed, enslaved and raped many Native Americans but is still looked upon as a great man?....#ColumbusDay pic.twitter.com/fCkvhJKUFZ — B(ull) S(hit) (@brendonmathew) October 10, 2016 '
5. The denial is real.
#ColumbusDay still being a national holiday is just another example of how deeply rooted racism is in America.— Dawud Walid (@DawudWalid) October 10, 2016'
6. Some people can take it or leave it.
Columbus Day is such a trash holiday but whatever gets you out of work amirite? — Donwill (@donwill) October 10, 2016 '
7. So, let's agree to leave it.
Happy Christopher Columbus Day. In other words, carry on as you were from the day before.— Morgan Jerkins (@MorganJerkins) October 10, 2016'
8. In other words...
my phone: "Today is Christopher Columbus Day" me: pic.twitter.com/DixMsUPpA5 — harambe interlude. (@boy_nextdooor) October 10, 2016 '