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Thread #161296   Message #3832274
Posted By: GUEST
13-Jan-17 - 05:49 AM
Thread Name: blacked up morris dancers abused in uk
Subject: RE: blacked up morris dancers abused in uk
This is why it's essential for survival of BlackUp / Face morris and Coconutters, that the care-holders of these traditions
present and explain themselves to a wider public in a far more intelligent and considerate manner.


Yes, but it's hardly the biggest challenge to achieving a happy multicultural society. Their are others that can't be explained in a couple of sentences.

Soft target (e.g. without funds to meet a legal challenge) for activists wanting something to activate about I reckon.

Something easier - is there any evidence for Morris dancers refering to it as 'blackface'? If not is doing so in this debate ignorance or activism.