Fête nationale parade float draws social media backlash over racism
WATCH ABOVE: Organizers of Saturday's annual Fête nationale parade are facing allegations of racism after the opening float in the procession appears to be pushed down St-Denis Street only people who are visible minorities.
As thousands of people lined St-Denis Street to take in the annual Fete nationale parade Saturday, organizers were facing allegations of racism after one of the floats appeared to be pushed only by people who are visible minorities.
A video posted to Facebook Saturday shows the opening scene of the procession featuring a human-powered float with singer Annie-Villeneuve dressed in blue, followed by a crowd of people clad head-to-toe in white, the colours, an ode to Quebec's flag, the Fleur-de-Lis.
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