Tulsa rebrands Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The holiday was renamed in favor of the victims of Native subjugation throughout American history. Since 1934, the United States has celebrated Columbus Day every second Monday in October. Many cities hold parades to celebrate the holiday, producing a sanitized version of Columbus’s actions, which include murder, rape and enslavement. As a counter-holiday, dozens of […]

#MeToo successful in generating discussion

On the anniversary of #MeToo, it is important to recognize the movement’s shortcomings and triumphs. It’s been a year since the New York Times exposed Harvey Weinstein for his repeated sexual misconduct. The impact of the exposé was instant and struck social media and the news like a meteor — while thousands of stories erupted […]