NJ Spotlight News

Jersey City school teaches about Indigenous people, Columbus

Clip: 10/11/2021 | 3m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

On Monday, Columbus Day, for the first time the holiday was also officially recognized as Indigenous People's Day by President Joe Biden through a proclamation. In Jersey City, one school decided to forgo its traditional day off and instead honor the newly recognized holiday and teach students about the people who were already here when explorer Christopher Columbus came ashore.

Aired: 10/11/21

Rating: NR

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