CPS ends Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day. What do you think?

Justin Kaufmann

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 14: A protestor attends the 75th annual Columbus Day Parade in Midtown Manhattan on October 14, 2019 in New York City. Organized by the Columbus Citizens Foundation, the parade is billed as the world’s largest celebration of Italian-American heritage and culture. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Columbus Day will no longer be observed in Chicago Public Schools. The Chicago Board of Education voted Wednesday to drop Columbus’ name from the October school holiday in favor of an observance of Indigenous Peoples Day. What do you think of the decision? Justin takes your calls and texts.

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