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Is The Mardi Gras “Zulu Tradition” Racist?

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Are we at a point in time whereby traditions should be abolished? Here’s something to think about – whenever traditions seem to be ‘pro-black’, do we risk offending other races and/or nationalities? An example of this would be Mardi Gras. Let me pose another question to you. With so many people marching down the streets dressed in blackface and throwing coconuts, is that good? Is…

New Orleans Fights “Murder City” Title

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One of every 1,700 residents of New Orleans were murdered last year. The chaos of Mardi Gras and the excitement of Saints’ games can no longer overshadow the violence plaguing the Southern city. Cnn.com has the Full Story Here.