Mardi Gras parade-goers in New Orleans disturbed by blackface figurines

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans resident Carmen Cousin says her 4-year-old son was given blackface figurines during a Mardi Gras parade over the weekend, CBS affiliate WWL-TV reports. “I was just totally perplexed,” Cousin said. “I didn’t know what to think!”

Her son was on her fiancee’s shoulders Satur …
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