“I hate Columbus Day. I hate it because it celebrates the inherent colonial racism ingrained in American society. Christopher Columbus did not “discover” America. Instead, he showed up, claimed someplace for his country that already had inhabitants, infected many with smallpox, enslaved or brutalized others and generally fucked things up, otherwise. And yet, we celebrate this myth of Columbus, as a kindly, curious explorer, who allowed us to live the happy, entitled American lives we live today. Magical!”

-Sarah Sullivan, a graduate student from Arizona State University

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