Parade marchers disqualified for blackface trying to emulate Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty

These parade participants got a little too nitty Gritty with their costume designs — and it cost them dearly.

Several marchers of Philadelphia’s Mummers Parade — an annual New Year’s Day tradition since 1901 — were disqualified for wearing blackface while trying to emulate beloved Flyers mascot…

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