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Mardi Gras mockery is the theme of this week's #throwbackThursday

Whenever New Orleanians get riled up about something, they have a unique outlet: They can pour their anger and frustration and creativity into making Mardi Gras floats that will mock their concerns and, perhaps, put them into perspective. It's an informal tradition that's almost as old as Mardi Gras itself, stretching from the grim days of Reconstruction to the period...

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