NJ Spotlight News

Renaming Columbus Day sparks firestorm in one NJ town

Clip: 06/22/2021 | 4m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

In Randolph, a recent school board decision to rename the Columbus Day holiday created an outcry from residents. The board then removed all holiday names from the school calendar, leading to an even bigger uproar. At a crowded school board meeting Monday night, diversity, discrimination and cultural pride were all part of the debate.

Aired: 06/22/21

Rating: NR

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