Will Apopka (FL) change from Columbus Day to Indigenous People's Day?

Sep 15, 2023 125

BY: Reggie Connell

Columbus Day has long been celebrated in the United States as a holiday commemorating Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas in 1492. However, there has been a growing movement to reevaluate and transform this holiday into Indigenous Peoples' Day in recent years.

In Apopka, the idea made its way to a City Council meeting. Commissioner Alexander Smith brought up the idea during City Commission Reports at the September 6th meeting. "I really didn't know what our opinions were one way or the other," said Commissioner Alexander Smith. "And so I think that warrants some discussion."

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SOURCE: https://theapopkavoice.com

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