Instagram Apologizes for Blocking Caribbean Carnival Content
The popular platform says a "mistake" was made by hiding posts made by festival-goers.
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Teacher Arrested for Cramming His Kid Inside a Claw Machine to Rob It
Middle school teacher Anthony Helinski is now facing a string of criminal charges, including child endangerment and theft.
These Artists Are Battling the Dilution of Caribbean Sound System Culture
GAIKA's 'SYSTEM' exhibit in London and the New York-set film 'Mas Fuerte' show how gentrification could change Carnival if we're not careful.
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Why Notting Hill Carnival Matters More than Usual in 2018
After this year's Windrush deportation scandal, we speak to Brits of Afro-Caribbean descent about the build-up to this annual celebration.
Photos of Indian Stunt Drivers Braving the 'Well of Death'
No helmets, no roll cage, and 60 miles per hour.
'A Midnight Ride to Coney Island,' Today's Comic by Rosa Arango
Ghosts and ghouls take over a theme park in this dream-like comic by Rosa Arango.
Rowdy Photos of the Surreal Party in New Orleans During Mardi Gras
An intoxicating, non-stop party envelops the Big Easy during the Carnival season leading up to Fat Tuesday.
Photos of the Plus-Size Dancers Bringing Carnival Back to Its Inclusive Roots
“Back in the day, the Carnival wasn’t about a stereotypical body [type] or look. This is something new that came from the media and from marketing"
The Trans Trailblazer Dancing Samba at This Year's Rio Carnival
Marcelly Morena is one of the first transgender women to perform at Brazil's annual blowout—and one day, she hopes to be samba queen.
Lost Photos of Brazil's Wild Carnivals
These rare images of Fortaleza during the 50s and 60s were almost lost forever.
Brooklyn's Street Masquerade Is Now a 'Police Parade'
Thousands of Brooklynites who attended J'ouvert found themselves getting hassled by the NYPD.
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I Went to the Country’s Biggest Fair to Watch the Eclipse From a Ferris Wheel
Sure, the path of totality will be amazing, but will people there be able to see the eclipse, then buy a corndog, and throw it up on a spinning cups ride?