For too many years Christopher Columbus has been under attack with a false narrative to discredit him. It is unfortunate that now he is under attack by the largest teachers association in the country, the National Education Association (NEA). Below you will find information from IAOVC (ONE VOICE), which brought this to my attention, and is requesting our
Dear Basil, Your incredible leadership and the cooperation of the Italian American community in Cleveland is the model that we all need to follow. We must promote your success with all Italian Americans to inspire them to get involved and support Columbus Day in their communities. Your example proves through commitment, hard work and unity we can
Read about Italy’s influence on America’s Independence Day here. http://italianmonarchist.blogspot.com/2012/07/italians-on-fourth-of-july.html
Letter to the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts requesting a veto of legislation that would abolish Columbus Day in the State of Massachusetts.
From the Concord Monitor: Legislators have put off deciding whether the second Monday in October needs a name change for this session. A bill that would have renamed Christopher Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day was retained in committee Tuesday, meaning it probably won’t be back this year. Read more here:
The Borough Council voted unanimously Wednesday night not to replace the Columbus Day holiday with Indigenous Peoples' Day, ending a debate that had started as a community discussion but quickly spread. Read more at this