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Mummers Parade

This Famous Philadelphia Tradition Has An Extensive History Of Racism And Sexism

The Huffington Post | Tyler Tynes | Posted 01.09.2017 | Politics

After the champagne corks stopped popping, Philadelphia celebrated New Year’s Day with an annual tradition ― one that has a long association with ...

Philadelphia Mummers Parade Controversy-Finnegan's Brigade President Michael J. Inemer Sr Responds

Michael Cook | Posted 01.04.2017 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

It goes without saying that The Mummers Parade is a tradition steeped deeply in Philadelphia's history, and deeply within the city's roots. The vibrant colors, creative themes and generational appeal always make it the best way to kick off the new year in Philadelphia.

Homophobia, Racism Marred Philadelphia's Annual New Year's Parade

Associated Press | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.09.2017 | Queer Voices

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's incoming mayor and some organizers of the city's annual New Year's Day parade called for increased sensitivity on...

The New, Sanitized Mummers Parade in Philly

Thom Nickels | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Thom Nickels

The corporate parade has lost its spontaneous character and patina. The "fun" in today's Mummers is dispensed like those building passes you get once you pass through security at the lobby desk. But sometimes real fun involves a little bit of messiness and the unpredictable.

Mummers Parade: A Fete Fit for New Year's Day

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Men in dresses and makeup. Women with mustaches and beards. Boas, sequins, feathers, confetti. And it's not even Pride.