Over the last few years, and rightfully so, cities across the country have been ditching the celebration of Columbus Day. After beating it into children for over a century that Columbus discovered America, the world is finally waking up to the reality that not only did Columbus not discover America, but he was a rapist murdering tyrant that set off a massive genocide. Sadly, however, there are still schools across the country today that will celebrate this tyrant and make a powerful point—history is written by the winner—even if the winner murders and pillages their way into it.
Historical records are kept by those in power, more often than not, those in power achieved that power through unscrupulous means and will do anything to keep it—up to and including writing heroic versions of history about themselves, that never happened. Columbus having his own national holiday proves this. As Napoleon once famously said, “What is history, but a fable agreed upon?” Watch more below and click in the link!!!