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This Famous Philadelphia Tradition Has An Extensive History Of Racism And Sexism
Brownface, transphobia and the beating of a gay man: Welcome to Philly's annual Mummers parade.
Philadelphia Mummers Parade Controversy-Finnegan's Brigade President Michael J. Inemer Sr Responds
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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.
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Homophobia, Racism Marred Philadelphia's Annual New Year's Parade
Some participants mocked the gay community and Caitlyn Jenner.
The New, Sanitized Mummers Parade in Philly
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
Men in dresses and makeup. Women with mustaches and beards. Boas, sequins, feathers, confetti. And it's not even Pride.
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