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In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue — and basically became a supervillain. Why, exactly, are we celebrating him?

Click above to see HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver explain why Columbus Day needs a serious update — then share this video!

Video via Last Week Tonight with John Oliver/YouTube.

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