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Mardi Gras

Fat Tuesday celebration!


It’s Fat Tuesday!

Today is Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, or Carnival-the last day of celebration before people give up meat for Lent, and though the practice came from Europe it has now become a major part of African-diasporic tradition-from New Orleans, to Trinidad and of course Brazil, where the largest celebration in the world is held in Rio.