RACE + MARDI GRAS

Why Confederate Beads Say "Pride" But Spread Hate for Black People Instead

White Southern Pride is America's greatest shame

Confederate Throws from Cleopatra Parade 2022 | Photo Credit | PHOTO BY Stefani Bangel for NOLA.com

Last Friday, Mardi Gras parades started rolling in New Orleans. After taking a COVID hiatus, many locals feel excited to get things back to normal. But, sadly, any sense of normalcy in the South comes…

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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola

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