October 17, 2019

L.A. City Council replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day on city calendar

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By David Zahniser From Los Angeles Times The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to eliminate Columbus Day from the city calendar, siding with activists who view the explorer as a symbol of genocide for native peoples in North America and elsewhere. Over the objections of Italian American civic groups, the council made the second […]

US politician files million dollar lawsuit for “Caribbean hex”

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From Caribbean360 The losing candidate says her opponent targeted her East Harlem building as the canvas for a five-storey image of a bodiless rooster atop wooden poles. NEW YORK, United States, Monday January 6, 2014, CMC – A politician who lost the New York Democratic Primary elections to the front-runner for the City Council speaker […]