“When we were young we might have been able to claim ignorance of the atrocities that Christopher Columbus committed against the indigenous peoples,” Kennedy School Principal Anne Foley wrote.
We can no longer do so. For many of us and our students celebrating this particular person is an insult and a slight to the people he annihilated. On the same lines, we need to be careful around the Thanksgiving Day time as well.”
I think we should be as careful about who it is we allow to become principals of our shool systems. And since she’s likely insulted a vast swath of Americans, I wonder how she’d feel if she were banned on the basis of that insult?