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Amid COVID-19 pandemic and rain delays, Mummers strut in Philly

Costumed revelers strutted and danced down Philadelphia’s still-wet main Market and Broad streets to the tunes of string bands or pop songs.

By The Associated Press

Mummers say they’re working weekly to keep blackface out of parade

“The Mummers and the city officials are working hand and hand to make sure this will never happen again,” said John Pignotti of the String Band Division.

By Tom MacDonald/WHYY