The African Dodger

Carnival clown dunking booths rooted in white supremacy

WARNING: This story is an updated, revised and corrected version of a previous story. Racist and bigoted language, racial slurs, race violence prevalent.

A September, 2019, New York Times story headlined “The Last of the Dunk Tank Clowns” pronounces the gasping demise of the dunking booth, a one-time staple of…

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Anti-death penalty advocate, cultural archaeologist, “American Grotesk” historyteller and author of 11 books. More at www.dalebrumfield.net.

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Dale M. Brumfield

Dale M. Brumfield

Anti-death penalty advocate, cultural archaeologist, “American Grotesk” historyteller and author of 11 books. More at www.dalebrumfield.net.

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