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9 Columbus Day Memes That Are Hilariously Woke

In 1942, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue and ultimately “discovered” the Americas. Or at least that’s how many history books like to put it. But the truth is that the Italian explorer accidentally stumbled upon the “New World” thinking he’d found India, he then stole land from indigenous people and claimed it as property of Spain. Columbus’ arrival brought about decades of death, disease and destruction upon the people of the Americas, the consequences of which many Native Americans still feel today.
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