Photo source: WikipediaChristopher Columbus made four journeys across the sea to the “New World.” ■ By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter We’ve just celebrated “Columbus Day,” recently renamed “Indigenous People’s Day” throughout the land. During the 19th and 20th centuries, Columbus Day was more a celebration of Italian Americans and the Catholic Church than anything. In the late ‘30s, prior to World War II, it became celebration of and for fascists, where the big to do took place on Columbus Circle in Manhattan’s Central Park South. Nothing about Christopher Columbus is worthy of a celebration in the western hemisphere. He dishonored both his Italian heritage and the Spanish Crown that sponsored

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