Lewes bonfire society ends tradition criticised for being racist

Published: 5/11/2017
Lewes bonfire society ends tradition criticised for being racist
Source: WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

Dancer who raised issue says he is pleased to see group responding to his concerns about black face paint and Zulu costumes The Lewes Bonfire Society ended the long tradition of painting their faces black on Saturday night, and symbolically threw a tin of black paint into the flames to denote the end of a practice that had been dubbed racist. Apart from the black paint, the society also agreed to

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