Dia De Los Hueros

I just went to a dia de los muertos event in the rapidly gentrifying, but still somewhat latino neighborhood.

I had never been to this event and it was about 95% white hipsters.

I’d say two thirds of the people were in their dia de los muetros costumes. Like calavera  face paint.

I guess i’m just too sensitive, but i find that kind of  thing  a bit cringe inducing.

Same thing on Cinco de Mayo when they decend into the same area to get hammered on tequila.

Or, as i call it, Drink-o de mayo.

i don’t know, the phrase cultural appropriation comes to mind, but como seya.

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