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    A statue of Christopher Columbus in Chicago’s Grant Park

    A broadly backed push to rename Cook County’s official Columbus Day holiday to Indigenous Peoples Day remains stuck in neutral as supporters struggle to whip up support from a majority of the 17-member Cook County Board of Commissioners.

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    • Michael Glasser
      commented 2021-06-30 08:25:24 -0500
      Why not give all ethnicities within Cook County their “special commemorative day” – but just not with a paid day off.
    • Alex Nitkin
      published this page in Chicago News 2021-06-28 21:55:51 -0500