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Mummers String Band Launches GoFundMe for New Home

It’s been years since the Overbrook String Band has had a permanent home, but the historic Mummers group is trying to change that with a […]

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How to Deal With the Mummers: 4 Steps Inspired by Your Racist Aunt on Facebook

If you believe the Mummers, things will be different next year. In a press release issued Sunday, parade organizers condemned this year’s antics — including […]


Insider: Kenney Can Reform the Mummers — Legally

(Editor’s Note: This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.) The Mummers Parade was a national disgrace. Again. Can’t we just ban them, or, at […]

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Mummers: We Promise to Clean Up Our Acts Next Year

The Mummers say things are going to change. Several skits sparked outrage at the Mummers Parade this year. This has happened before, and pretty much […]


People Are Angry at the 2016 Mummers Parade

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: The Mummers Parade was really offensive this year. Well, okay, don’t stop me. But here’s the deal: This […]

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Diversifying New Year’s Day: Inside Philadelphia’s First Puerto Rican Mummers Troupe

Sixteen-year-old Niurka Mojica stands in the center of the circle, a mass of blondish curls piled into a bun and accented with a red flower. […]