Interior Employees Raise Concerns After Department Celebrates 'European Heritage Month'

Government Executive: The Interior Department celebrated European Heritage Month in August, an unusual move that has caused some employees to feel uneasy.

Interior published an online monthly magazine as part of that celebration, which highlighted the history and accomplishments of various European cultures in the United States. While the same publication put out previous issues that focused on other groups such as LGBTQ and Asian Americans, the publication caused a stir among some employees who saw the celebration as insensitive and improperly promoting ideals related to white pride.

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