Piñata maker apologizes after hanging African-American figures by cords


A Minnesota man has apologized after he hung three piñatas that appeared to be a set of African-American figures by cords from the porch of his home.

Many in the Minneapolis community were shocked and horrified by the image, which quickly went viral on social media as many said it was reminiscent to lynchings.

But Victor Chavarria, a piñata maker, said the entire thing was a big misunderstanding.

Victor Chavarria has apologized after he hung three piñatas that appeared to be a set of African-American figures by cords from the porch of his home

Chavarria, a piñata maker, said the entire thing was a big misunderstanding as many in his community were shocked and horrified by the image

Chavarria, a piñata maker, said the entire thing was a big misunderstanding as many in his community were shocked and horrified by the image

Chavarria, a piñata maker, said the entire thing was a big misunderstanding as many in his community were shocked and horrified by the image

Chavarria was fulfilling an order to create piñata versions…

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