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Cagle Post: Google’s Shameful Omission

This past Easter Sunday, Google took it upon itself to highlight the birthday of Cesar Chavez rather than highlight what to many Christians is the most important holiday in the faith. Google issued a statement that it was “difficult to choose which events to highlight” on the site on various holidays. The reality? This isn’t the first time that Google chose not to go with the more significant event on a particular day. D-Day has been ignored twice (they opted to celebrate the invention of Tetris and the drive-in movie on those occasions) and on Memorial Day 2012, Google gave a small nod to the holiday in the form of a tiny American flag. What gets celebrated every year in the form of a Google Doodle? The Day of the Dead has been honored with a doodle every year since 2008.

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