Los Angeles Just Struck a Big Blow Against Columbus Day with a New Name and New Purpose

olumbus Day has long been a controversial holiday for those who felt it was wrong to honor a man who killed and enslaved an entire continent of people. Others have felt it is only right to honor the man who "discovered" the continent on which the United States was founded.

Now, after years of complaints and inquiries, Los Angeles has decided to take a step towards honoring those who were here before Mr. Columbus stumbled on America.