City renames 2 holidays deemed culturally insensitive

The two holidays include Columbus Day, to be called ‘Fall Holiday.’  (AP)

The city of Bloomington, Indiana, has renamed Good Friday and Columbus Day because the names imply a cultural insensitivity, according to the Bloomington Herald-Times.

The new, more politically-correct names will help make the holidays more inclusive, the mayor said.

PRESIDENT OF UNIVERSITY FOUNDED BY JEFFERSON ASKED TO NOT QUOTE JEFFERSON

The change was made Friday by Mayor John Hamilton, who sent a memo to city employees.

Originally found athttp://www.foxnews.com/

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City renames 2 holidays deemed culturally insensitive

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