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In Los Angeles, Columbus Day is toppled like a Confederate statue - Washington Post

Los Angeles has become the largest city nationwide to remove Columbus Day as an official city holiday, replacing it with a day to commemorate indigenous people. The nearly unanimous decision Wednesday by the city council added Los Angeles to a ...and more »

LA City Council replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day on city calendar - Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to eliminate Columbus Day from the city calendar, siding with activists who view the explorer as a symbol of genocide for native peoples in North America and elsewhere. Over the objections of Italian ...and more »

Bangor, LA to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day - The Boston Globe

Two more cities, including one in Maine, decided this week to replace Columbus Day with a day honoring Native Americans. The Bangor City Council approved the change on Monday, while the Los Angeles City Council did so Wednesday.and more »

Everything You Need to Know About Indigenous Peoples Day - TIME

Los Angeles just became the latest city to adopt Indigenous Peoples Day in favor of Columbus Day. The holiday has been gaining support across the country as Seattle, Minneapolis and Berkeley, Calif. have already made the alternative to Columbus Day ...and more »

Los Angeles Replaces Columbus Day With Holiday Celebrating Indigenous People - HuffPost

The city of Los Angeles will no longer mark Columbus Day on the second Monday of October. Following a near-unanimous vote by the City Council on Wednesday, Angelenos will instead celebrate Indigenous People's Day on Oct. 9. The council voted 14-1 to ...and more »

Los Angeles Will Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day Instead Of Columbus Day - Vibe

Columbus Day will no longer be a thing in Los Angeles. The L.A. City Council voted on Wednesday (Aug. 30) to nix the national holiday from its city calendar. The date will be renamed Indigenous Peoples Day, the Los Angeles Times reports. The ...and more »

LA City Council Votes To Replace Columbus Day - CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a motion to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People's Day as an official L.A. holiday, siding with critics who said the explorer's connection to brutality and slavery ...and more »

LA tosses out Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day - The Mercury News

Following an emotional and heated debate, the Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 Wednesday to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. Supporters of Indigenous People's Day gather Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at LA City Hall. (Photo by Ed ...and more »

LA replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day - The Mercury News

LOS ANGELES — The City Council has voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day as an official Los Angeles holiday. Councilmembers voted 14-1 to make the second Monday in October a day to commemorate indigenous, aboriginal and ...and more »

Los Angeles is Largest US City to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples' Day - ColorLines magazine

Hundreds of Native activists and their allies packed Los Angeles City Hall yesterday (August 30) to watch and celebrate the city council's 14-1 vote to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day. The Los Angeles Times reported that city ...and more »