Columbus Day

Crystal Zamora, 27, of Albuquerque, N.M., performs with the Ehecatl Aztec Dancers on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, N.M.
Russell Contreras/AP Photo
AP News
October 14, 2019 - 9:08 pm
A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus.
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Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) speaks during a news conference on immigration to condemn the Trump Administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, outside the US Capitol on June 13, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Toya Sarno Jordan/Getty Images via CNN
April 03, 2019 - 8:09 pm
By Caroline Kelly (CNN) - - New Mexico has officially gotten rid of Columbus Day, replacing the holiday with Indigenous People's Day. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a bill Tuesday to replace the holiday honoring the Italian explorer with a day celebrating members of the indigenous...
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The Philadelphia Police Department South Detectives needs the public's assistance in identifying and locating he male depicted in this photo.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kim Glovas
October 09, 2018 - 11:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect, believed to be the person who vandalized the History of Italian Immigration Museum on Monday. In a photo released by police from surveillance video, it appears the suspect is completely...
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Hundreds of postal workers marched down Market Street.
Antionette Lee | KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
October 08, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Postal workers weren't delivering mail on Monday due to Columbus Day, but many of them across the nation were still busy rallying against the White House's proposal to privatize postal services. Hundreds of postal workers, joined by a few local politicians, marched...
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The History of Italian Immigration Museum in East Passyunk Avenue vandalized on Columbus Day 2018.
Marc Virga
Kim Glovas
October 08, 2018 - 1:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police were called to the History of Italian Immigration Museum on East Passyunk Avenue around 10 a.m. Monday, Columbus Day. On a granite memorial sidewalk out front, someone had spray-painted anti-Columbus sentiments, and linked Columbus to President Donald Trump,...
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