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Columbus Day: Black legend meets White City

By William Francis Keegan, University of Florida The story of Christopher Columbus, as with all legends, involves a series of great successes and horrible failures. Columbus's current favorability rating hovers somewhere close to those of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This was not always the case - he was once a revered figure who represented the American dream. Columbus was a narcissist.
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