A parade with checkered past of offensive costumes returns with an inclusive message

A parade with checkered past of offensive costumes returns with an inclusive message

January 2, 2022 Anthony Lanz 0

New York (CNN)America’s oldest folk parade returns Sunday after coronavirus shut down the New Year’s Day tradition that has come under scrutiny for racist and other offensive costumes worn by some participants throughout the years. Thousands are expected to attend and participate in Philadelphia’s time-honored Mummers Parade despite rising Covid-19 cases, locally and nationally, due…