Pinata Maker Apologizes For Hanging Black Figures In The Likeness Of Lynchings

A Minneapolis pinata maker apologized after photos spread online showing papier-mache figures of African-Americans hanging on his front porch.

The figures, apparently hanging from their necks, unnerved neighbors, including Candace Thurman.

“I was a little upset about it,” she told Minnesota Public Radio. “I just thought it was really inappropriate.”

Thurman, who is black, said the pinatas reminded her of the days when…

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