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U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia. Screen capture, Franciscan University of Steubenville.

US Labor Secretary: America still needs Columbus Day

Oct 13, 2020

Opponents of Columbus Day are misguided in their criticism and miss the important message about unity and inclusivity that the... Read more

Christopher Columbus.

Critics of Columbus Day get history wrong, scholar says

Oct 12, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

The historical legacy of Christopher Columbus is tarred by bad history in the quest to change Columbus Day, according to... Read more

Christopher Columbus.

Don't rush to judge Columbus, anthropologist encourages

Oct 9, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

The controversies surrounding Christopher Columbus are sometimes misplaced and should not overshadow Columbus’ Christian motives in his voyages,  a scholar... Read more